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Resources Tagged With: DBT

Stanford Children’s Health and CHC Now Enrolling Families for Fall/Summer Session of Intensive Outpatient Program

For young people who struggle with suicidal and/or self-harm urges and behaviors, Stanford Children’s Health in collaboration with Children’s Health Council, offers a specialized intervention program that is currently enrolling families for their summer/fall session. Read more ›

(More) Thoughts From My Garage

Written by Ramsey Khasho, PsyD

It’s been two months. 8 weeks. 56 days. Depending on how you’re keeping track.

You’d think things would have gotten easier by now. That we’d be better at sheltering-in-place, have become accustomed to staying home, come to terms with missed milestones and accepted our limited freedom. Read more ›

What is DBT? Infographic [downloadable]

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy that was developed by psychologist Marsha M. Linehan. CHC has created an easy-to-read infographic to explain what DBT is and how it works. Read more ›

Why DBT Works

Written by Jennifer Leydecker, LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In May of 2017, CHC opened its doors to RISE, an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for teens ages 13-18 who have suicidal thoughts/behaviors, recently attempted suicide, and/or repetitively engage in self-harm behaviors. In 2018, CHC joined forces with Stanford Children’s Health to increase capacity and complement expertise. Read more ›

A Parent’s Guide to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) [presentation]

DBT is a modified form of cognitive behavioral therapy that utilizes both acceptance and change strategies. This type of therapy is particularly effective in addressing symptoms of emotional dysregulation and related behaviors. Learn more about DBT and DBT strategies that can help you with your teen.

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Dr. Marsha Linehan Explains Dialectical Behavior Therapy

In her new book, Building a Life Worth Living: A Memoir, Dr. Marsha M. Linehan, the developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), explains how she developed the life-saving therapy. Read more ›

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Understanding the Foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Part II [presentation]

Dr. Anna Parnes, PhD, psychologist at CHC and clinician at RISE Comprehensive DBT Intensive Outpatient Program, discusses DBT skills and experiential activities for each of DBT modules: Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance, and Emotion Regulation. Read more ›

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Understanding the Foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Part I [presentation] [video]

Dr. Stephanie Clarke, Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, and clinician at RISE Comprehensive DBT Intensive Outpatient Program shares how DBT’s problem-solving and acceptance-based approaches are helping teens build lives worth living. Read more ›

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DBT Can Help Traumatized, Suicidal Youth Manage Emotions

DBT trauma 320Children who are suicidal and victims of trauma, especially those with PTSD, pose an especially difficult challenge for psychiatrists. Trauma, suicidality, and self-harm often present together, and they might heighten the risk of treatment. Read more ›


Dialectical Behavior Therapy Explained

selenagomez264As Selena Gomez seeks treatment for anxiety and depression, she is reportedly once again turning to dialectical behavior therapy.

The singer is now undergoing DBT, a type of psychological care she has praised before.

“DBT has completely changed my life,” Gomez said in the interview. “I wish more people would talk about therapy.” Read more ›