Tag Archives: DBT

Participation…or Judgment and Misery

Well, one might think the choice would be easy.  But not with this brain!  Being judgmental can be really….among other things, satisfying. I have a bit of a twisted relationship with gyms.  I’m usually a member of one, but I … Continue reading

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The Diary card: good, bad and even ugly

If you’re like most folks doing some kind of dbt practice, filling out the diary card is…well…a pain the ass!  And you may be experiencing a lot of resistance to filling it out, which (if you’re anything like me), you … Continue reading

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TIP Skills

For some people who come into the program feeling so overwhelmed by their emotions, TIP skills will be a vital area of practice. TIP is an acronym that stands for: T-Temperature change:  While many people in dbt use ice (I’ll … Continue reading

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Change and Acceptance

This is one of the dialectics in Diabolical Behavioral Therapy: change and acceptance.  I’m tempted to write ‘change vs. acceptance’ because there’s so much tension between them at first glance…but both are needed to do dbt successfully. Some people need … Continue reading

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Thinking and mold

Hi there. So, it’s taken me a few days to actually get started because WordPress apparently doesn’t like Firefox, and I don’t understand computers. Al right. So, last thursday. Last thursday I went to pick up my car, that had … Continue reading

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