One of our major focal points in DBT is increasing assertiveness and giving people skills to manage interpersonal situations more effectively. This recent article includes one woman’s account of how these particular skills became life changing for her: “For me, the most important part of DBT was learning how to manage my interpersonal relationships, something…

Do you ever find yourself stuck in rumination or trying or spending significant periods of time trying solve a problem that can’t be solved? You are not alone! “Though most of us ruminate from time to time, some people ruminate frequently, and people who do this are at higher risk for depression, disordered eating and other…

There are reports all over the internet professing that cannabis can help you sleep. Not only do these reports state that cannabis can help users fall asleep, but that they will sleep for longer, and will have better sleep. However, most scientific research does not back these claims up. “People who take cannabis before bedtime…

If you’ve been struggling with insomnia and feel like you’ve tried everything, it might be time to look into cognitive behavioral therapy. From one user’s experience, “Nobody thinks twice about getting a trainer at the gym, and this doesn’t feel any different than that to me. I simply reached out to an expert to help…

When receiving uncertain news, do you immediately become anxious and assume the worst? If so, you may be ‘catastrophising’. “If a catastrophiser is told something inconclusive…they look for a way to feel in control again immediately. They learn to choose the worst possible outcome because it allows for the greatest sense of relief when they…

CBTC’s Wendy Morgan, LMFT giving an invited address “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Dialectical Behavioral Therapy? at NAMI’s Parent and Caregiver Conference in Long Beach, CA. Standing room only!

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