Therapy Services

 

What is RO DBT?

Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT), is an evidenced based therapy used for overcontrolled styles of coping, excessive self-control, and emotional inhibition.

 

Treatment targets emotional expression, social signaling and connection. It teaches flexible responding and openness. We practice healthy self-doubt so we can enhance self-awareness. This leads to improved social connection and reduction of emotional loneliness. 

Treatment includes individual sessions AND weekly skills classes.

RO DBT treats:

Chronic depression, Chronic Anxiety, Social anxiety, Anorexia, Maladaptive Perfectionism, Avoidant Personality Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder, Paranoid Personality Disorder and Schizoid Personality Disorder.

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Your values are like a compass, leading you in the right direction.

What is ACT?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is used to accept negative emotions and thoughts, let these thoughts be and return to value-focused behaviors.

ACT is helpful when trying to change thoughts or emotions has been unsuccessful. 

  • Acceptance

  • Values (what guides your behaviors) 

  • Committed Action (acting within your values)

  • Mindfulness (awareness of the present moment, without judgment)

  • Defusion (separating the negative thought & emotion from your behavior)

 

What is CBT?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy aims to recognize distorted thoughts and change them. By acknowledging unhelpful thought patterns, we can change our behavior and emotions. CBT is evidence based to for treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.

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What is DBT?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy treats disorders of undercontrol. It teaches Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance and Interpersonal Skills. 

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What is Pet Therapy?

Mister Bowser is the Pet Therapist. He provides emotional comfort when processing. He will attend some sessions on camera. 

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