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How Can DBT Help Highly Sensitive People?

2022-09-22T20:32:20+00:00Anxiety Treatment, CBT, DBT, DBT Therapy For Teens, Depression, Teen Counseling, Treatment for Young Adults|

DBT for Highly Sensitive People If you get upset easily or often over-analyze situations, people might hurl “You’re so sensitive!” at you as an insult. It probably stings when they do. But emotional sensitivity isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Like any aspect of personality, there are pros and cons to being sensitive. You may [...]

Make Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Teens Successful -10 Tips

2022-09-22T20:18:38+00:00DBT, DBT for Children, DBT Skills, DBT Therapy For Teens, Teen Counseling, Treatment for Young Adults|

Do Not be Afraid to Seek Therapy or Do Not Feel like You Are Less of a Person for Going to Therapy. 1. DBT treatment is made accessible to everyone, especially teens. There are many people with many reasons for going to DBT treatment. It does not make you weaker or less of a person [...]

Online Peer Pressure: How Social Media Can Cause Teen Anxiety and How DBT Can Help

2022-02-20T03:05:53+00:00Teen Counseling|

There are many articles and stories out there discussing teen anxiety and also the impact of social media. In fact, it is estimated that teenagers spend, on average, about 9 hours a day on social media platforms. They are interacting with each other, sending messages and sharing photos and videos. However, issues such as peer pressure, something that many teens face in real life (also known as “IRL”) have also moved online too.

How DBT Helps Teenagers Improve Their Moods

2022-02-20T02:55:45+00:00Teen Counseling|

All teens experience mood swings. It’s one of the defining characteristics of that age. However, some teens struggle more when it comes to mood than their peers. This struggle is more than typical teenage moodiness. Teens may feel sad, depressed, or even angry. Therapy can help with these issues, especially dialectical behavioral therapy, or DBT. 

3 Ways Validation in DBT Improves You and Your Teens Relationship

2022-02-20T02:32:43+00:00Teen Counseling|

We often read articles about improving communication between you and your teen. And it's true; we need skilled communication to succeed in any relationship. However, if you dig a little deeper, something more nuanced needs our attention — validation. If you have a sullen, argumentative, or dismissive teenager, you know how hard it can feel to communicate with them.

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