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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 Idaho from Boise to Twin Falls or even Meridian, or anywhere else nearby, 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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Karen Gentilman
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I will assist in your journey to help move you to a place of healing. I will assist you with tools to help better manage everyday challenges and moving to the best version of you.


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I will assist in your journey to help move you to a place of healing. I will assist you with tools to help better manage everyday challenges and moving to the best version of you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I take a holistic integrative perspective and utilize multiple modalities to provide an individual approach to your healing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Health Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Soad Tabrizi
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Find the best version of you! We'll get rid of those unwanted behaviors and faulty thoughts. We'll evaluate your values and make sure you walk in them. We will work at your pace with your permission.


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Together, we will:

Find the best version of you! We'll get rid of those unwanted behaviors and faulty thoughts. We'll evaluate your values and make sure you walk in them. We will work at your pace with your permission.

Something to know about my approach is:

It's unique to each person. I don't use the same skills or approach with everyone. I tailor it to your needs that best fit your goals. I bring in CBT, DBT, psychodynamic and/or spirituality where appropriate and necessary. We'll laugh too ;)

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Transitions
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Caregiving
  • Codependency
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self care
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self Understanding
  • Substance Abuse Aftercare Planning
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Work stress
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Soad Tabrizi remote and phone therapy in California, Florida, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Michelle Litwer
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I help people navigate relationship issues, life transitions, career and academic goals, increase pleasure and mastery, and feel more confident in their everyday lives.


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I help people navigate relationship issues, life transitions, career and academic goals, increase pleasure and mastery, and feel more confident in their everyday lives.

Something to know about my approach is:

My main objective is to help clients manage their emotions so they can make mindful decisions that are line with their goals/values. I enjoy helping clients live more fulfilling lives, become unstuck, and work to build a life worth living.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Work stress
  • Young Adults
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Michelle Litwer 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, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Lily Kaufmann
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Develop a shared understanding of your goals and find new ways to approach your challenges. We may decide to focus on skill-building, processing thoughts and emotions, and/or better connecting with important people and activities in your life.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Develop a shared understanding of your goals and find new ways to approach your challenges. We may decide to focus on skill-building, processing thoughts and emotions, and/or better connecting with important people and activities in your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is evidence-based, individualized, collaborative, and culturally-informed. I can offer you a different perspective, new tools for difficult situations, and a flexible, values-based approach to your psychological well-being.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Low motivation
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship issues
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma
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Lily Kaufmann 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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Jessica Goodnight
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Help you get unstuck from fear and anxiety, process past trauma, overcome cycles of compulsive behavior, and build better a better life. If anxiety and traumatic stress are running your life, I'm here to tell you - it doesn't have to be this way.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Help you get unstuck from fear and anxiety, process past trauma, overcome cycles of compulsive behavior, and build better a better life. If anxiety and traumatic stress are running your life, I'm here to tell you - it doesn't have to be this way.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'm a specialist in helping people get back in the driver's seat when anxiety, OCD, or PTSD have been running the show. I exclusively use treatments that are backed by science - they're compassionate, evidence-based, and most importantly - they work.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Jessica Goodnight 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