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Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that primarily helps people learn to regulate their emotions, develop healthy coping mechanisms, and recognize and deal with anxiety.

One of the core elements of DBT is learning mindfulness skills so that you remain present in the moment and not get overwhelmed with memories from your past or anxiety about the future. Dialectical behavioral therapy also helps you develop interpersonal skills so that you can assert your needs through healthy communication.

DBT was first developed to help people with borderline personality disorder, but DBT has been proven to be effective for mental health issues such as:

  • Eating disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Substance, Drug, or Alcohol use
  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Wherever you are located in Alaska, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Teaches Helpful Skills

DBT is one of many types of therapy. It teaches 4 main skills:

  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Mindfulness
  • Distress tolerance
  • Emotion regulation

Equipped with these skills, you’ll be better able to handle negative situations and difficult emotions without resorting to unhealthy coping mechanisms. You’ll also be better able to form and maintain more fulfilling and meaningful relationships with others.

DBT May Be the Right Fit For You

If you aren’t sure what type of therapy is right for you, check out our guide: What type of therapy is right for me?

Depending on the specific issues you’re dealing with, dialectical behavioral therapy may be exactly what you need to heal and move forward with your life. Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced DBT therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Madeline Patalano
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We explore the issues that you are struggling with and look for ways that see manageable to move forward to get you to the next season.


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Together, we will:

We explore the issues that you are struggling with and look for ways that see manageable to move forward to get you to the next season.

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Empathetic understanding of where you are and encouragement and direction to meet your goals and desires.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Parenting Issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Work stress
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Madeline Patalano remote and phone therapy in Alaska, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin
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Wyvonne Williams
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Tackle depression, fear, and anxiety which are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. I am able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had.


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Tackle depression, fear, and anxiety which are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. I am able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had.

Something to know about my approach is:

I offer video counseling from the convenience of your own home during non standard hours to best suit your needs. Although I offer Individual therapy, my primary way of helping clients is through group therapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress Management
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Wyvonne Williams remote and phone therapy in Alaska, Maryland
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Sarah Edwards
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Heal an grow. This is a private, client-focused, professional psychotherapy office. I focus on grief, healing from abuse, women's issues, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and other life and mental health issues and mental illnesses.


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Heal an grow. This is a private, client-focused, professional psychotherapy office. I focus on grief, healing from abuse, women's issues, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and other life and mental health issues and mental illnesses.

Something to know about my approach is:

This is your time to work toward your goals. A positive, comfortable, genuine, spiritual, and holistic approach to healing and growth is promoted here. Individual & group psychotherapy is offered.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Critical Incidents
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Relationship Distress
  • Trauma
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Sarah Edwards remote and phone therapy in Alaska