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...

Chasing Mindfulness (literally!)

In late 2014, I decided that I needed to put more of a focus into my own health and mastery. Several of my clients and friends were my inspiration to start training and running. I have never been athletic, nor have I ever played a sport. And every time I had put forth...