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Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)


Discover Healing and Growth with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) at A Place to Turn


Are you seeking a powerful therapeutic approach that can help you effectively manage overwhelming emotions, develop healthy coping skills, and improve your relationships? Look no further than Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). At A Place to Turn, we specialize in providing DBT, offering a supportive environment where you can embark on a journey of healing and personal growth.


What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?


DBT is a highly effective therapeutic approach that combines elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy with mindfulness practices. Originally developed to treat individuals with borderline personality disorder, DBT has proven to be beneficial for a wide range of mental health challenges, including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and self-destructive behaviors.


How Does DBT Help?


  1. Emotion Regulation: DBT equips you with practical strategies to identify and regulate your emotions. Through skill-building exercises, you will learn healthy ways to manage intense emotions, reduce impulsivity, and make more balanced decisions.
  2. Distress Tolerance: Life is filled with challenges and stressors. DBT teaches you how to tolerate distressing situations without resorting to harmful behaviors. You will develop effective coping mechanisms to navigate crises and maintain emotional stability.
  3. Interpersonal Effectiveness: Relationships play a significant role in our lives, and DBT focuses on enhancing your communication and interpersonal skills. You will learn to set boundaries, express your needs assertively, and build healthier relationships based on respect and empathy.
  4. Mindfulness Practice: DBT incorporates mindfulness techniques to help you cultivate present-moment awareness and non-judgmental acceptance. By developing mindfulness skills, you can reduce emotional reactivity, increase self-awareness, and find inner peace.


How A Place to Turn Supports Your DBT Journey


At A Place to Turn, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive DBT services tailored to your unique needs. Our experienced therapists are trained in DBT and create a safe, non-judgmental space where you can explore your emotions and experiences.


  1. Individual DBT Sessions: We offer one-on-one therapy sessions that focus on your personal goals and challenges. Your therapist will guide you through the DBT skills and help you apply them to your specific circumstances, fostering personal growth and lasting change.
  2. Group Therapy: In addition to individual sessions, we offer DBT skills groups where you can connect with others facing similar struggles. Group therapy provides a supportive community, opportunities for skill practice, and peer support—a powerful combination for healing and growth.
  3. Phone Coaching: We understand that challenges may arise between therapy sessions. Our therapists offer phone coaching to provide you with guidance and support when you need it most. This additional level of assistance ensures that you can apply DBT skills in real-time situations.
  4. Holistic Approach: At A Place to Turn, we take a holistic approach to therapy, addressing all aspects of your well-being. In addition to DBT, we may incorporate other evidence-based modalities, such as mindfulness-based therapies, to support your overall healing and growth.


Take the First Step towards Healing with DBT at A Place to Turn

If you're ready to transform your life, manage your emotions, and build healthier relationships, DBT at A Place to Turn can be the catalyst for your journey. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and begin your path to healing and personal empowerment.


o   Internal Family Systems (IFS)


Discover the Inner Healing and Transformation with Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy at A Place to Turn


Are you searching for a therapeutic approach that can help you reconnect with your authentic self, heal emotional wounds, and foster inner harmony? Look no further than Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy. At A Place to Turn, we specialize in providing IFS therapy, offering a compassionate space where you can embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and healing.


What is Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy?


Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy is a powerful and evidence-based therapeutic approach that views each individual as a complex system of sub-personalities or "parts." These parts represent different aspects of your personality and can range from wounded and protective parts to compassionate and wise parts.


The primary goal of IFS therapy is to cultivate self-awareness and harmony among these different parts. By developing a compassionate relationship with your parts and facilitating their healing, you can experience deep personal transformation and access your innate capacity for self-leadership.


How Does IFS Therapy Help?


  1. Self-Discovery and Inner Healing: IFS therapy guides you on a journey of self-exploration, helping you uncover and understand the different parts within you. By gaining insight into their origins, roles, and interactions, you can foster healing and resolution for wounded parts, leading to increased self-compassion and emotional well-being.
  2. Self-Leadership and Integration: Through IFS therapy, you learn to cultivate your inner self—the core, undamaged part that holds wisdom, compassion, and strength. By accessing and nurturing this self, you can become an effective leader within your internal system, promoting cooperation and harmony among your parts.
  3. Emotional Regulation and Resilience: IFS therapy equips you with tools to navigate and regulate challenging emotions effectively. By developing a compassionate relationship with your parts, you can address emotional triggers and transform patterns of reactivity into responses aligned with your values and goals.
  4. Healing Trauma and Inner Conflicts: IFS therapy provides a safe space to explore and heal past trauma, as well as resolve inner conflicts. By fostering understanding, acceptance, and compassion for your parts, you can navigate unresolved issues, integrate fragmented experiences, and promote deep healing.


How A Place to Turn Supports Your IFS Journey


At A Place to Turn, we are committed to providing comprehensive support for your IFS therapy journey. Our skilled therapists are trained in IFS and create a safe and nurturing environment where you can explore your internal system.


  1. Individual IFS Sessions: We offer personalized one-on-one IFS therapy sessions tailored to your unique needs and goals. Your therapist will guide you in developing self-awareness, working with your parts, and facilitating healing and integration, promoting lasting transformation.
  2. Integration of IFS Principles: Beyond individual sessions, we incorporate IFS principles and techniques into other modalities and therapeutic approaches as appropriate. This holistic approach ensures that IFS principles are seamlessly integrated into your overall therapy experience for enhanced healing and growth.
  3. Safe and Non-judgmental Space: We provide a safe, non-judgmental space where you can openly explore and express yourself. Our therapists offer compassionate support and guidance, fostering trust and creating an environment conducive to deep healing and transformation.
  4. Holistic Well-being: At A Place to Turn, we prioritize your overall well-being. In addition to IFS therapy, we may integrate other evidence-based modalities, such as mindfulness practices, somatic therapies, and expressive arts, to support your holistic healing and personal growth.


Take the First Step towards Inner Harmony with IFS Therapy at A Place to Turn.


If you're ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and inner harmony, IFS therapy at A Place to Turn can be the catalyst for your transformation. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and begin your path to deep healing and personal empowerment.

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