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How to Help Your Teen Set Measurable Goals

Setting goals isn’t just for adults. Teens also have things that they want to accomplish. Although, they may not frame those thoughts in the same way as an adult might. Still, it creates a perfect time to coach your teen on setting measurable goals. After all, goal-setting is a valuable life skill. Plus, if they learn to [...]

By |2020-03-12T02:28:54+00:00March 12th, 2020|Blog, dbt, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Help Your Teen Set Measurable Goals

How to Use the DBT Skill of Mindfulness in Your Everyday Life

Sometimes, the skill of mindfulness seems like something that only a Zen master living on a remote mountain hilltop could ever successfully achieve. This mindset gives off a false image that mindfulness in unachievable—but it is. The dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) skill of mindfulness can be used by anybody, any day, at any time. However, [...]

By |2020-03-12T02:06:46+00:00February 17th, 2020|dbt, Mindfulness|Comments Off on How to Use the DBT Skill of Mindfulness in Your Everyday Life

Self-Harm and Your Teen: 5 Signs of Self-Harming Behaviors

Signs Your Teen May be Self-Harming As a parent, it can be terrifying to imagine the possibility of your teen participating in self-harming behaviors. Self-harm is a complicated and difficult world to understand from the outside, which can make knowing how to help your child a frustrating process. Many destructive, self-harming behaviors can be easily [...]

By |2019-02-19T18:34:54+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Self-Harm and Your Teen: 5 Signs of Self-Harming Behaviors

4 Ways Validation Can Improve Your Relationships

When you validate someone else it can go a long way towards creating understanding. That’s because validation often requires stepping into someone else’s shoes for a moment and seeing the world as they do. Many valuable tools fall under the overall skill of effective communication. Yet, some of the tools and skills may seem hard [...]

By |2019-02-19T18:34:54+00:00January 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Ways Validation Can Improve Your Relationships

DBT Therapy for Teens: How to Improve Life for the Entire Family

You know that your teen needs help. They’ve been struggling for a while, and it’s been affecting the entire family. Yet, it can be confusing to know which way is the best path. After all, you want the process to work and ensure that your teen is okay. One idea is using DBT therapy for [...]

By |2019-02-19T18:34:54+00:00January 2nd, 2019|DBT for Children|Comments Off on DBT Therapy for Teens: How to Improve Life for the Entire Family