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Find Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Therapists & Counselors in Chico, CA.

 

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 Chico, the suburbs of Chico, other nearby places such as Lincoln, Yuba City, or anywhere else in California, 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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Hannah Hernandez
Together, we will:

Find what is holding you back from moving forward, find new ways to cope, identify your boundaries and triggers, and resolve longstanding trauma.


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Together, we will:

Find what is holding you back from moving forward, find new ways to cope, identify your boundaries and triggers, and resolve longstanding trauma.

Something to know about my approach is:

I treat trauma through the lens of mind/body connection. I primarily use EMDR, which bridges the trauma stored in your body/mind/spirit to allow healing, CBT, which helps you identify and replace unhealthy thoughts, and DBT to teach coping skills

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Veterans / Military Families
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Hannah Hernandez remote and phone therapy in California, Minnesota
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Eric van der Voort
Together, we will:

Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!


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Together, we will:

Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!

Something to know about my approach is:

Active, collaborative, empowering, kink-affirming, and evidence-based. I draw primarily from CBT, Motivational Interviewing, ACT, DBT, psychodynamic, humanistic, and sex therapy models when conceptualizing and treating clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acute Grief
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Issues
  • Compulsive Sexuality / Hypersexuality
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Front Line Workers
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • Grief counseling
  • Guilt
  • Healthcare workers
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Kink Community
  • Out of Control Sexual Behavior
  • Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex problems
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexual Issues
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Substance Use issues
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Eric van der Voort remote and phone therapy in California
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Ann DeWitt
Together, we will:

Discuss the best ways to raise children to be intrinsically motivated and to have a strong inner compass to lead them in life. We will create marriage communication that honors the individuals' needs and supports a successful partnership.


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Together, we will:

Discuss the best ways to raise children to be intrinsically motivated and to have a strong inner compass to lead them in life. We will create marriage communication that honors the individuals' needs and supports a successful partnership.

Something to know about my approach is:

I love sharing resources. I bring ideas for books to read, videos to watch, podcasts to listen to, to enhance our work together. I am able to hold the vision of the possibilities that are "out there" beyond the current challenges you're facing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescent-Parent Separation
  • Boundaries
  • Communication Issues
  • Couples Counseling
  • Healthy Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Parenting Skills
  • Relationship Skills
  • Women's Issues
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Ann DeWitt remote and phone therapy in California, Oregon
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Galen Garbarino
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My therapeutic approach is centered in the evolution of how the treatment world is changing. I am an astute listener, a guide, a cheerleader, an accountability coach and, most importantly, provide a healing space for growth.


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My therapeutic approach is centered in the evolution of how the treatment world is changing. I am an astute listener, a guide, a cheerleader, an accountability coach and, most importantly, provide a healing space for growth.

Something to know about my approach is:

Working from a Motivational Interviewing perspective allows me to meet my clients where they are in his/her process of change. MI is a very nonjudgmental, collaborative and respectful therapeutic approach. I also utilize EMDR in the tx of trauma.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Trauma
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Galen Garbarino remote and phone therapy in California
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Paria Zandi
Together, we will:

I help clients heal their past, let go of what no longer serves them, and invite in new levels of awareness, freedom, and joy.


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Picture of Paria Zandi, therapist in California
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Together, we will:

I help clients heal their past, let go of what no longer serves them, and invite in new levels of awareness, freedom, and joy.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use insight from my own personal, lived experience to help clients heal their past, let go of what no longer serves them, and invite in new levels of awareness, freedom, and joy. My work is relational and dynamic (I don't just sit back and listen)

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescent Risk Behaviors
  • Adolescents
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Childhood Trauma
  • College Students
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Family trauma
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Young Adults
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Paria Zandi remote and phone therapy in California