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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)

Whether you are located in downtown Phoenix, Ahwatukee Foothills, Alhambra, Arcadia, or even Biltmore, 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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Stephanie Milliron
Together, we will:

learn to take back your life and silence that inner critic! You'll learn the tools to feel more regulated, confident and in control of your life. Learn to define who you are and what's important to you. Discover the real, authentic, unique you.


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Together, we will:

learn to take back your life and silence that inner critic! You'll learn the tools to feel more regulated, confident and in control of your life. Learn to define who you are and what's important to you. Discover the real, authentic, unique you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'm trained in many approaches that can help identify and understand your behaviors and emotions. We will work to understand the mind-body connection to help you feel more regulated. You will develop a positive sense of self and feel in control.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life changes
  • Mindfulness
  • Perfectionism
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Queer Identity
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexuality
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Dr. Aaron Weiner
Together, we will:

Wrap our arms around the problem you're grappling with, discuss the psychological factors that brought you to this point, and use that knowledge to move you forward - feeling better and living the life you want to live.


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Picture of Dr. Aaron Weiner, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

Wrap our arms around the problem you're grappling with, discuss the psychological factors that brought you to this point, and use that knowledge to move you forward - feeling better and living the life you want to live.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'll act as a bridge between you and the science-backed techniques that we know can help you meet your goals for changing your life. I have broad experience, but specialize in treating anxiety, trauma, and addiction.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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Dr. Aaron Weiner remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Charity Northan
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I specialize in Christian Counseling and Consulting; and I am a mental health ally for the LGBT community. I will help you resolve interpersonal conflicts first and move outward to address family, relational, social, cultural and spiritual needs.


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I specialize in Christian Counseling and Consulting; and I am a mental health ally for the LGBT community. I will help you resolve interpersonal conflicts first and move outward to address family, relational, social, cultural and spiritual needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I incorporate various models such as trauma-informed therapy, mindfulness, cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing to name a few. I rely on biblical principles of healing, deliverance and recovery.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Adjustment issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Coaching
  • Co-parenting
  • Couples Therapy
  • Court Ordered Therapy
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief counseling
  • High anxiety
  • Identity
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Sibling Relationships
  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Wellness
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Charity Northan remote and phone therapy in Arizona, New Jersey
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Shahla Nikpour
Together, we will:

We build an alliance together that allows you to share your story, we began to rebuild parts of yourself that feel broken or loss. We begin to grow new healthy coping skills to help you manage all the feelings that you are experiencing.


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Together, we will:

We build an alliance together that allows you to share your story, we began to rebuild parts of yourself that feel broken or loss. We begin to grow new healthy coping skills to help you manage all the feelings that you are experiencing.

Something to know about my approach is:

Working together we spot your triggers, we develop coping skills around them, we begin to learn to break apart unhealthy thoughts about ourselves, most importantly develop a new world of self-compassion so that you can become more empowered.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Toxic Family Systems
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Dr. Brian Curtis
Together, we will:

work to create an individualized plan to immediately begin making progress towards your values-based goals. You deserve to live a deeper, more connected, creative, exciting, authentic life! Reach out to me today to start this life changing work.


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Picture of Dr. Brian Curtis, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

work to create an individualized plan to immediately begin making progress towards your values-based goals. You deserve to live a deeper, more connected, creative, exciting, authentic life! Reach out to me today to start this life changing work.

Something to know about my approach is:

My job is to help you discover (or re-discover) what truly matters across many domains of your life: Intimate relationships, work, family, friendships, health, leisure, & more. Anxiety, trauma, & difficulty sleeping are obstacles to this new life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic stress
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Internal Values Work
  • Mindfulness
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Dr. Brian Curtis remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin