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How is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) so effective?

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What is DBT? Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for teens, adults, and children is a very effective form of therapy that combines individual therapy with skills training group sessions to support individuals in managing emotions and navigating life’s difficulties. If you’re new to therapy, you may not be aware of the research and effectiveness behind DBT. You may […]

The Good and Bad of New York City Life for Teens

Teen girl interested in DBT treatment looks out over an expansive city. The DBT skills she's learning in teen therapy help her regulate her overwhelming feelings.

For decades, many television shows and movies have given audiences living everywhere a glimpse into city life—specifically big city life in New York City. They capture the glitz and glamor of living in the city that never sleeps and the hustle and bustle of constantly rushing and trying to make dreams come true in the concrete jungle. Clearly, […]

Using DBT Mindfulness to Make the Most of Thanksgiving

Image of a family carving their turkey on Thanksgiving and looking for ways to be mindful during this holiday season as a boost to their DBT therapy in Suffolk County NY.

Holiday ads, cards, movies, and other media traditionally promote gratitude and cheer. You may feel forced to conform to the joyful seasonal attitude. But in some cases, feigning cheeriness on the outside may go against what you’re feeling inside. When you’re more mindful, aware, and honest about how you feel and why, however, you’ll healthily […]