DBT can transform your life and the lives of others. Anyone can use DBT—it is versatile and personable.
DBT: Not Just for Borderline Personality Disorder
By KAT DAWKINS
You may think Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is only for those that live with borderline personality disorder. However, I am an example of a person with bipolar disorder that has benefited from this approach.
What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is an approach that combines cognitive and behavioral therapies together. It also incorporates other methodologies including Eastern mindfulness techniques.
DBT allows the learner to build skills in areas like mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.