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Explains what dialectical behaviour therapy is, what it is for, what happens during therapy and how to find a therapist.
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Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a type of talking therapy which was originally developed by an American psychologist named Marsha Linehan. It is based on cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), but has been adapted to meet the particular needs of people who experience emotions very intensely.
It is mainly used to treat problems associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD), such as:
What is the difference between DBT and CBT?
You can find out more about the development of DBT on the official DBT website, BehavioralTech.
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