Our treatment facilities do not offer a one-size-fits-all treatment program to those who are seeking quality professional care. What we do offer are several forms of therapy that are custom-tailored to your unique situation. One of the therapies that we offer is dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for those with impulsive behaviors.
The following are principles of DBT:
There are a few steps that the therapist and patient will take together. Keep in mind that the objective is for the patient to understand that his or her therapist is an ally and is working to find a resolution to addiction or other behavioral problems. Steps involved in DBT include the following:
Huge progress has been noted in patients with borderline personality disorder that use DBT. Additionally, dialectical behavior therapy and substance abuse have also proven to be a good match up.
Incorporating a few principles from Buddhism, DBT helps people develop key emotional and coping skills. By learning that they can open up and freely trust their therapist, patients with impulsive behaviors can learn healthy alternatives to the negative behaviors that they have become familiar with. These coping skills include the following:
If you or someone you know struggles with impulsive behaviors, please call our 24 hour, toll-free helpline. We can help you to see how effective dialectical behavior therapy can be, and we are confident that we can find a solution that works for you. Call to speak in complete confidence with one of our understanding counselors. We are here to provide you with professional mental health and addiction recovery care.