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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 Laredo, Heights, La Bota Ranch, Lago Del Mar Division, or even Plantation, 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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Emily Sledge
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We will explore current challenges, future goals and how to get from where you are now to where you want to be. We can explore the past for the purpose of healing and learning new ways to think, cope, and heal.


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We will explore current challenges, future goals and how to get from where you are now to where you want to be. We can explore the past for the purpose of healing and learning new ways to think, cope, and heal.

Something to know about my approach is:

You will experience a safe place to express, but also a place to learn the tools and develop the skills to regulate your nervous system and emotions. We practice skills together, finding the ones that are most resonate and effective for you.

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  • Depression
  • Trauma
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Sarah Stewart
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work collaboratively to find your goals and work towards them in a manor that is best suited to your individual needs.


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work collaboratively to find your goals and work towards them in a manor that is best suited to your individual needs.

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I utilize a wide variety of techniques including CBT, DBT, mindfulness and grounding, psychoeducation and much more. I meet you where you're at and we will work together to help you.

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  • Active Duty Military
  • First Responders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Veterans / Military Families
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Cherilyn Schutze
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Collaborate to help you cultivate healthy coping skills, enhance your communication with loved ones, practice mindfulness to help you feel at ease, and learn new ways of thinking so that you can approach your difficulties with a fresh perspective.


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Collaborate to help you cultivate healthy coping skills, enhance your communication with loved ones, practice mindfulness to help you feel at ease, and learn new ways of thinking so that you can approach your difficulties with a fresh perspective.

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My passion is helping people find hope and healing in the midst of their difficulties. While I am certified in Clinical Anxiety and Grief Counseling, I take a collaborative, relationship-focused approach to therapy, building rapport and trust first.

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  • Anxiety
  • Communication Skills
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • grief
  • Mindfulness
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Jason Duenas
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Work together to get you the results you want in life: improved relationships, better management of your emotions, and clearer insight into your life. This doesn’t happen overnight but with an open heart & mind, change is possible. You won’t be alone


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Work together to get you the results you want in life: improved relationships, better management of your emotions, and clearer insight into your life. This doesn’t happen overnight but with an open heart & mind, change is possible. You won’t be alone

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I take an individual and collaborative approach that respects the background & autonomy of each person. I use research backed interventions with a solution focused approach that helps clients get to the life they’ve always wanted to live.

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  • Addictions
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Life changes
  • Meaning of Life
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Religious Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Work stress
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Marcie Dinkin
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Identify your strengths and talents, working to make you feel comfortable and at ease with who you are as a person in all facets of your life. I’ll listen and help guide you towards the goals you want to establish and reach.


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Identify your strengths and talents, working to make you feel comfortable and at ease with who you are as a person in all facets of your life. I’ll listen and help guide you towards the goals you want to establish and reach.

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I work with parents, young adults, & teens, together or separately, to assess what the major issues and roadblocks are, address any hurts and misunderstandings, and work towards better communication, finding common ground, and family unity.

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  • Adoption
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parenting Issues
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  • Trauma
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