Dialectical behavior therapy

In a therapy meme, the running gag is your mental health. But it's more than just laughs.
This expert-backed advice will make the search for therapy less overwhelming.
The singer was hospitalized twice within a few weeks due to complications from her kidney transplant.
Why do so many of our children and youth end their lives? Recent news reports show that hospitalizations resulting from suicidal
Each of us is on a unique life path, but there are rules on the road, which apply to all of us. When the roads get bumpy, or changes dramatically, a new level of skillfulness is needed. Like any new skill, to become masterful will come with experience, and practice, practice, practice!
Life, at times, seems to take our breath away. That thing we so very much want appears to materialize in front of our eyes
My labels aren't what make me who I am or how I experience my mental health or lack thereof. My labels just give my treatment team an idea of where I fall on the spectrum and help them to decide various strategies for recovery.
Interpersonal Therapy In addition to trying therapy, experts also recommend making lifestyle changes in order to fight depression
Have you ever been told you need to "clear your head" or "get rid of all the clutter"? For many, including myself, the idea of sitting quietly with an empty mind seems impossible. If fact, this idea is often a barrier to any attempts to meditate or try mindfulness exercises.
If you are stuck "doing the right thing" while sacrificing what you want, your beliefs about how you "should" act may be holding you back.
No dieter plans on eating emotionally from Halloween to New Year's Eve, and yet, that's what the overwhelmed majority end up doing year after year after year. If anyone is equipped to reverse this unhealthy trend, it's Jennifer Taitz.
It is possible to change how you communicate with others. You may have habitual ways of interacting, but like driving or playing the piano, communicating is a skill that can be practiced and learned.
When left unattended, strong emotions can lead to destructive behaviors. Attending to times that you feel hurt, belittled, let down, disrespected, insulted or threatened is key to dealing with the anger that often comes from those experiences.
Job demands can certainly cause stress. But your own reaction to those demands can have a significant impact on the intensity of stress you experience.
We all smooth over the truth and bend in our standards from time to time in order to reduce conflict and make relationships work. But when pleasing others becomes a habit you may find yourself resentful, which ultimately damages your relationships.
What we too frequently overlook, when we try to make changes, is what is happening around us that either boosts motivation or contributes to slipping back into the status quo.