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 [...]
Effective Treatments for Suicide Prevention: Highlighting DBT During National Suicide Prevention Month
Each year in September, mental health professionals, advocates, and no allies come together to celebrate National Suicide Prevention Month and raise awareness of suicide prevention efforts. Within the month of September, the 10th is reserved for World Suicide Prevention Day, to remember those who have been impacted by suicide and to advocate for treatment to [...]
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 [...]
Returning to college after a summer break always carries with it some built-in triggers. This year, however, your stress may be off the charts. The vast majority of young adults have spent at least a year learning at home.
Go with Your Gut Have you ever had a gut feeling about someone and you ignore it? You dismiss it as you're just being too judgmental, afraid, or paranoid. Over time that feeling resurfaces and once again you minimize it or other people tell you to "chill out." We call that feeling at Suffolk DBT "wise mind" [...]