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Find Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Therapists & Counselors in Springfield, 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 Springfield, the suburbs of Springfield, other nearby places such as Florissant, Peoria, 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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Kristen Jacobsen
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Prioritize your needs, take control of your life, and quiet down the noise in your head. When you work with me, you will go from anxious/perfectionistic/stressed to balanced/confident/intentional. I invite you to discover your potential!


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Together, we will:

Prioritize your needs, take control of your life, and quiet down the noise in your head. When you work with me, you will go from anxious/perfectionistic/stressed to balanced/confident/intentional. I invite you to discover your potential!

Something to know about my approach is:

I have a very relational style, and a lot of clients have told me it feels like they're talking to a friend. I'm very engaged in sessions and help my clients identify "blind spots," but I'm also a great listener.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • People Pleasing
  • Perfectionism
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Kristen Jacobsen remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Michigan
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Dr. Humama Khan
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Finding meaning and impact of the past, along with your purpose in the present, can inspire positive changes. We'll discuss how to face and embrace fears and anxiety, while moving towards living a life of purpose.


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Together, we will:

Finding meaning and impact of the past, along with your purpose in the present, can inspire positive changes. We'll discuss how to face and embrace fears and anxiety, while moving towards living a life of purpose.

Something to know about my approach is:

I focus on a holistic approach where we consider multiple aspects of the mind, body, and environment. Additionally, my therapy is conducted through a multicultural lens which advocates for an understanding and respect for the nuance in each person.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • BIPOC
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • children of immigrants
  • Depression
  • Family Relationships
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • Identity
  • Immigrants
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Multicultural Issues
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Postpartum
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Religious Identity
  • Trauma
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Dr. Humama Khan remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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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Monica McCombs
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Every person has the tools to lead a fulfilling life, but those tools are at times temporarily inaccessible due to emotional, situational, and cognitive influences. I want to lead you through the process of identifying such influences removing them.


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Every person has the tools to lead a fulfilling life, but those tools are at times temporarily inaccessible due to emotional, situational, and cognitive influences. I want to lead you through the process of identifying such influences removing them.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Indiana and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I also use a Trauma Focused approach.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Communication Issues
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Illness Anxiety Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-love
  • Self-Worth
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Recovery
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Monica McCombs remote and phone therapy in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana
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Dr. Vinita Menon
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air out those experiences of feeling like a failure and hiding in plain sight. Instead of feeling anxious while you try to do it all and push through the discomfort, I can help you focus on your core values and what really matters.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

air out those experiences of feeling like a failure and hiding in plain sight. Instead of feeling anxious while you try to do it all and push through the discomfort, I can help you focus on your core values and what really matters.

Something to know about my approach is:

We will work at your pace. I help smart, sassy, successful, and intelligent people feel more genuine and accepting of themselves so that they can feel comfortable in social situations and enjoy them.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Relationship issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Young Professionals
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Dr.  Vinita Menon remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, 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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Dr. Vicki D. Coleman
Together, we will:

Gain insight into Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Personal Development.


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Together, we will:

Gain insight into Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Personal Development.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with an emphasis on Irrational Belief Systems and Thinking Errors.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anger
  • Anger Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Career Development
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • DOT Substance Abuse Evaluations
  • Forensics
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Self-Concept
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sport Psychology
  • Substance Abuse
  • Vocational Psychology
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Dr. Vicki D. Coleman remote and phone therapy in California, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada