Webinar

Free Online Webinar for Psychotherapists: Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Tools for Children, Ages 6 -12, and their Caregivers

A lot has changed in our lives since coronavirus! The majority of therapists have gone from seeing most of their clients in person to being thrown into teletherapy– seeing clients online. Because of this quick shift, I wanted to reach out to other therapists and offer a free DBT training specifically for the child population, ages 6-12.… Continue reading Free Online Webinar for Psychotherapists: Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Tools for Children, Ages 6 -12, and their Caregivers

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Is Food Influencing My Child or Teen’s Mood? Using the DBT Skill, PLEASE

In times past, when a child or teen was suffering with anxiety, depression or other mental health issues we would just consider counseling and medicine. Now, we know how critical healthy, nutritious food is to the brain and it's role in our mood. The truth is, what we put in our body directly affects how… Continue reading Is Food Influencing My Child or Teen’s Mood? Using the DBT Skill, PLEASE

DBT Skills, Dialectical Behavior Therapy

DBT Skill, Turning the Mind; and DBT Skills for Parents and Teachers: Validation and Self Regulation

In DBT, there are two groups of skills that fall under the module, distress tolerance, crisis survival and reality acceptance. Today’s skill, turning the mind is a reality acceptance skill.  Let’s take a step back for a moment, and remind readers about distress tolerance. These skills help youth to bear pain, and to non-judgmentally accept… Continue reading DBT Skill, Turning the Mind; and DBT Skills for Parents and Teachers: Validation and Self Regulation