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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Phoenix, AZ

“People with BPD are like people with third degree burns over 90% of their bodies. Lacking emotional skin, they feel agony at the slightest touch or movement.” 
― Marsha Linehan

Have you been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder? Suffer from depression, an eating disorder or a substance abuse disorder? Do you experience negative rumination, unable to stop thinking negative thoughts when you want to? Do you have difficulty forming and maintaining relationships? Do you often get into arguments with people you are close with and behave in ways that you are not proud of? Do you often feel that others are judging you, engage in people pleasing behaviors, have suicidal thoughts, uncontrolled anger and difficulty calming down? Do you look to others to feel worthy and are quick to anger when you perceive them to be invalidating or untrustworthy? Do you struggle with chronic feelings of emptiness, easily feels abandoned and rejected and negatively compare yourself to others? At NewPoint of View Counseling we are certified or extensively trained to provide Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in Ahwatukee Foothills, Arizona.

Dialectical Behavioral therapy is a psychotherapy technique that can provide clients with new skills to manage negative thoughts, become more effective in communicating their wants and needs, cope with painful emotions, and decrease stress and conflict in their relationships. Interested in learning more about (DBT) Dialectical Behavioral therapy in Phoenix, Arizona? Contact NewPoint of View Counseling, we’d be happy to answer any of your questions about DBT and get you on our schedule for an appointment.

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) was developed by psychologist Marsha M. Linehan in the late 1980s to improve treatment for clients struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder. Since DBT was developed, it has also been used to treat other kinds of mental health disorders, such as anxiety, anger issues, mood disorders, substance use and eating disorders.

About NewPoint of View Counseling, Ahwatukee Foothills Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Dialectical-behavioral therapy (DBT) is a form of psychotherapy that is used to provide skills that can help patients lead a more functional and happy life. Dialectical-behavioral therapy typically consists of individual therapy sessions, DBT groups and phone coaching. Individual DBT sessions may last for 60 minutues, while DBT group therapy session is typically 90 minutes sessions and phone coaching is 15 minutes. DBT skills groups help clients learn and practice these new skills alongside others. Members of the DBT group are encouraged to share their experiences and provide mutual support for other members in the group.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in Phoenix: What to Expect

At NewPoint of View Counseling, Dialectical Behavioral therapy in Ahwatukee is a long-term option, typically consisting of individual therapy, phone consultations and group therapy. DBT typically includes four key areas, including: Mindfulness focuses on the ability to accept and be present, distress tolerance helps increase the patient's tolerance of negative emotions, emotion regulation helps with strategies to manage/change negative emotions and lastly, interpersonal effectiveness consists of techniques that improve the patient’s ability to properly communicate with others.

Who Needs Dialectical Behavioral Treatment?

At NewPoint of View Counseling we are happy to provide Dialectical Behavioral therapy in Ahwatukee for a variety of issues, including:

  •  Borderline Personality Disorder
  •  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  •  Substance Abuse
  •  Anger
  •  Stress
  •  Emotional Dysregulation
  •  Difficulty with relationships
  •  Trust issues
  •  Abandonment/rejection
  •  Chronic feelings of loneliness/emptiness
  •  Depression
  •  Eating Disorders
  •  Bipolar Disorder
  •  Difficulty pursuing or achieving goal?
  •  Failure to launch

Dialectical Behavioral therapy is a treatment option that can be very useful for teaching patients new, positive sills. If you are unsure whether Dialectical Behavioral therapy in Phoenix would be the right option for you or your loved one, we would be happy to provide a consultation. Schedule your first appointment with NewPoint of View Counseling today!

Start Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in Phoenix, AZ Today

Are you interested in improving your daily symptoms? Want to overcome your negative emotions and behaviors? Considering Dialectical Behavioral therapy in Ahwatukee Foothills, AZ? NewPoint of View Counseling is always accepting new patients and would be happy to get you on our schedule for your first appointment.