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Observing Limits During the Time of Pandemic (Part 2)

Observing Limits During the Time of Pandemic (Part 2)

This feature by Cedar Koons is Part 2 of 2 in a series about observing limits during the time of the pandemic. In the first part, we looked at why it is important to observe limits at this time to maintain equilibrium and avoid burnout, as well as the kinds of demands that may currently make life more strenuous for DBT therapists and our patients. In part 2, Cedar further examines the last three procedures.

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Observing Limits During the Time of Pandemic (Part 1)

6.24.2020 - Observing Limits During the Time of Pandemic part 1

This feature by Cedar Koons is Part 1 of 2 in a series about observing limits during the time of the pandemic. In this first part, we look at why it is important to observe limits at this time to maintain equilibrium and avoid burnout, as well as the kinds of demands that may currently make life more strenuous for DBT therapists and our patients.

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The Move You Never Thought You’d Be Making: How to Get a DBT Skills Training Group Online in the Time of Corona (Part 3)

6.10.2020 - How to Get a DBT Skills Training Group Online in the Time of Corona part 3

This feature by Dr. Jim Lyng is Part 3 of 3 in a series about bringing a DBT Skills training group online during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. In part 1, we examined the need for this pivot. Previously in part 2, we introduced the first three behaviours for successful video work. Here in part 3, we conclude with the final two behaviours Jim recommends.

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The Move You Never Thought You’d Be Making: How to Get a DBT Skills Training Group Online in the Time of Corona (Part 2)

How to Get a DBT Skills Training Group Online in the Time of Corona part 2

This feature by Dr. Jim Lyng is Part 2 of 3 in a series about bringing a DBT Skills training group online during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. In part 1, we examined the need for this pivot. Here in part 2, we are introducing the first three behaviours for successful video work.

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The Move You Never Thought You’d Be Making: How to Get a DBT Skills Training Group Online in the Time of Corona (Part 1)

The Move You Never Thought You’d Be Making: How to Get a DBT Skills Training Group Online in the Time of Corona part 1

This feature by Dr. Jim Lyng is Part 1 of 3 in a series about bringing a DBT Skills training group online during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this part, we examine the need for this pivot before we take a further look at the particulars of how to be more effective in this transition in our upcoming part 2 and 3.

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How DBT Can Help Treat Eating Disorders (Part 2)

How DBT Can Help Treat Eating Disorders part 2

This feature by Lucene Wisniewski is the second part in a two-part series about applying DBT to the treatment of eating disorders. In part 1, Lucene addresses some of the existing literature and basic concepts for the application of DBT to eating disorders. Part 2 shares advice for clinicians and insight on when it is appropriate to use DBT with clients diagnosed with an eating disorder.

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DBT Skills in the COVID-19 Pandemic

DBT Skills in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Currently, many people are asking how DBT skills can help as healthcare providers face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. This makes a great deal of sense in the current crisis as DBT is well-known for Crisis Survival strategies. Yet, DBT is much more than surviving crises, and using DBT skills well means using a number of skills to act most effectively for one’s goals based on what is required in any given moment. The following is an excerpt of a discussion between Tony DuBose, PsyD, Chief Training Executive at Behavioral Tech, and Esequias Caetano, a psychologist in Patos de Minas, Brazil. This post suggests balancing among several DBT skills.  

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