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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and the Buddhist Philosophy

DBT deals with intense and labile emotions. There is a connection between mindfulness and emotion regulation. Mindfulness facilitates adaptive emotion regulation.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and the Buddhist Philosophy

Posted on March 20th, 2017 Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a modified form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that was developed in […]

Mindfulness Meditation

One of the best ways to calm your mind and gain perspective in your relationship with your loved one with BPD is through mindfulness meditation. I’ve found that Headspace is great place to start with a mindfulness meditation practice. One really cool product that I stumbled upon on Amazon is the Alexia Meditation Seat.

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What’s so great about mindfulness?


It has been integrated into many different treatments since the mid 90s for chronic pain, depression and, perhaps most famously, borderline personality disorder via DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy).

What’s so great about mindfulness? Kyle MacDonald 5:00 PM Thursday Mar 3, 20167 comments

I’ve been told I should meditate for my anxiety, but it’s […]

Being Mindful of Emotion to Validate Self and Others

Kelly Koerner, PhD – Dialectical Behavior Therapy: The State of the Art and Science – April 2-3 Seattle, WA

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The great, dialectical wisdom of the serenity prayer

The original serenity prayer as written by Reinhold Niebuhr goes like this:

God, give me grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, Courage to change the things which should be changed, and the Wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.

Living one day at a time, Enjoying one moment at […]

DBT Skill of the Day: One Mindfully from Mindfulness Module

With our busy lives, with our worries about family, friends, money and work, it can be difficult to be fully present and to fully participate in each moment, task or interaction with others. The DBT skill “One Mindfully” helps to focus your attention on the current moment, task or interaction with other people. The details […]