A Memoir of a DBT Therapist Who Needed Her Skills

Oftentimes in DBT, we ask our clients to practice behaviors that may seem uncomfortable or foreign to them.  We’re met with reactions like, “I can’t do this,” “I don’t want to use my skills,” or “Do you even know what it’s like?”  And while I can’t proclaim to know...

RBF

I’ve typed, deleted, retyped, deleted, and typed the beginning of this blog post multiple times. I laugh. I hesitate. I cringe. I laugh again. Each morning before I really get up and start my day I check my email (pros and cons to this obviously) but mainly I...