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Find Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Therapists & Counselors in Glen Ellyn, IL.

 

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 Glen Ellyn, the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, other nearby places such as Wheaton, Lombard, or anywhere else in Illinois, 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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Aimee Duax
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Together, we will identify your goals and how we’ll measure results. You will learn to regulate your inner state so you can feel more in control and centered – even when things get rough.


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Together, we will identify your goals and how we’ll measure results. You will learn to regulate your inner state so you can feel more in control and centered – even when things get rough.

Something to know about my approach is:

Drawing from a variety of holistic psychotherapy approaches, I will tailor the therapeutic interventions to meet your needs, combining experiential (body-based) and psychodynamic (mind-based) approaches.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Trauma
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Kimberleigh Hagar
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We'll recognize experiences that contributed to where you are now, & explore where your path goes next. Along the way we'll learn to cope with emotions, stress, & change. Together, we can work toward helping you feel greater satisfaction in life.


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Together, we will:

We'll recognize experiences that contributed to where you are now, & explore where your path goes next. Along the way we'll learn to cope with emotions, stress, & change. Together, we can work toward helping you feel greater satisfaction in life.

Something to know about my approach is:

The foundation of my practice is to support you in becoming more aware of your emotions and experiences. Through this mindfulness, we work together to help you create meaningful and sustainable changes to live a more fulfilling life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Mindfulness
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
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Kimberleigh Hagar remote and phone therapy in Illinois, North Carolina
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Sabrina Gosmire
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I have been teaching individuals methods for healing for over 17 years. At the heart of counseling, there is education, understanding, and practicing skills for greater independence and growth. Call 630.710.5729 or visit oakbrookwellness.com


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I have been teaching individuals methods for healing for over 17 years. At the heart of counseling, there is education, understanding, and practicing skills for greater independence and growth. Call 630.710.5729 or visit oakbrookwellness.com

Something to know about my approach is:

Tools are directed towards regulating emotions with an emphasis on prioritizing one's personal values. Some of these tools include reprogramming negative thinking (CBT), clinical hypnosis, meditation, and energy healing practices.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Mood Regulation
  • Relationship Distress
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Stress Management
  • Work-Life Balance
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Map in Oak Brook, Illinois for Sabrina Gosmire therapy location.
6.4 miles from you
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Dr. Vanessa Houdek
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start YOUR journey forward. Many seek & find support related to anxiety & stress, postpartum concerns, trauma, grief/loss, relationship and role concerns, the transition into parenthood, self-esteem & perfectionism concerns. Dads & partners welcome!


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start YOUR journey forward. Many seek & find support related to anxiety & stress, postpartum concerns, trauma, grief/loss, relationship and role concerns, the transition into parenthood, self-esteem & perfectionism concerns. Dads & partners welcome!

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a licensed clinical psychologist certified in perinatal mental health (PMH-C) and have specialty training in telehealth. I use evidenced-based practice and research to best inform my clinical work to provide the highest standard of care.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Birth trauma
  • grief
  • Perfectionism
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Relationship Distress
  • Women's Issues
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Dr. Vanessa Houdek remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Bella Pecyna
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Discover the whys and identify practical strategies to manage your day-to-day anxiety, all while moving towards the deeper work to create long-lasting balance. Through the process, you will develop a healthier relationship with yourself and others.


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Together, we will:

Discover the whys and identify practical strategies to manage your day-to-day anxiety, all while moving towards the deeper work to create long-lasting balance. Through the process, you will develop a healthier relationship with yourself and others.

Something to know about my approach is:

I take an intentional approach that provides practical skills, but also goes beyond just talking about and managing the issue. I will help you understand yourself, find true resolution and ensure you feel understood and valued along the way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship issues
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma EMDR
  • Worrying
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Bella Pecyna remote and phone therapy in Colorado, Illinois