One Thing In The Moment


Often times while experiencing a distressing situation, people cause themselves undue suffering via rumination and self-deprecation. We add to the discomfort of the moment by reliving past pain, imagining future pain, and / or loathing

One Thing In The Moment2017-03-15T15:11:24-05:00



“If her past were your past, her pain your pain, her level of consciousness your level of consciousness, you would think and act exactly as she does. With this realization comes forgiveness, compassion and peace.”


Pain and Pleasure


  From a very young age we are taught a very specific understanding of behavior; of what is socially acceptable, and what is not, and the consequences thereof – specifically pain and pleasure. When we

Pain and Pleasure2017-03-15T15:05:25-05:00

DBT Treatment and Self-Worth


Being worthy isn’t something that we have to earn in this life time, it’s something we are inherently born with. How so? Well, if you weren’t born worthy of living, you weren’t be existing at

DBT Treatment and Self-Worth2016-07-11T20:34:36-05:00

Borderline Personality Disorder Relationships


Do you love a person diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder? Are you exhausted by the emotional roller coaster ride? Are you tired of the conflict, confusion and mood changes? Do you feel discouraged and lost

Borderline Personality Disorder Relationships2016-07-08T03:28:16-05:00

Being Authentic with BPD


New age teachings have a lot of emphasis on being “the real you”, “yourself”, “self” etc. Living an authentic life is valued and sought after. What is it to be authentic and how can we

Being Authentic with BPD2016-07-06T18:18:15-05:00

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for PTSD


Dialectical Behavior Therapy and PTSD: How DBT Can Help You Heal   For clients with PTSD, one of the most troubling aspects of seeking treatment is confronting the trauma itself. While treatments like exposure therapy

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for PTSD2017-03-15T15:13:01-05:00



Silence prepares the mind to begin to hear what is whispered. Silence allows the experience of sensing the words without hearing the words. It is a gift to learn to appreciate and enjoy the absolute


Mindfulness in DBT


I recently stumbled upon this blog post on Health Place, explaining how mindfulness “doesn’t work” for the author. As part of the intensively trained DBT team at The Meehl Foundation, this naturally set my wheels

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Mindfulness Skills and DBT Therapy


Mindfulness Skills and DBT Therapy   Dialectical Behavior Therapy, or DBT is a complex treatment of personality disorders and other mental illnesses. There are many steps and they are all equally important, but the one

Mindfulness Skills and DBT Therapy2017-03-15T15:06:04-05:00
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