Who benefits from Dialectical Behavior Therapy? #dbt #selfharming #therapy

Individuals who continue to experience high levels of chaos, emotional turmoil, or crisis situations which result in frequent hospitalizations or emergency room visits. Individual who are self-harming and/or have chronic suicidal ideation.  Individuals with multiple, complex psychiatric disorders.

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What Skills Are Taught?

Increasing presence and self-awareness across situations. Distress Tolerance: Learning how to survive a difficult situation without making it worse. Emotional Regulation: Teaching skills that help the client understand and experience their feelings in a less overwhelming way. Interpersonal Effectiveness: Helping client strengthen both personal and professional relationships and gain insight into their relational patterns and… Continue Reading

What is DBT? (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)

DBT is based on Marsha Linehan’s biosocial theory of personality functioning in which these behavioral, emotional and thinking patterns (based on her work with Borderline Personality Disorders) are seen as stemming from a core problem with emotion regulation. According to this theory, the inability to regulate ones’ emotions is the result of both a biologically-based… Continue Reading

What Are the Main Types of Therapy for Anxiety? | Fearless: Breaking Anxiety Down

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ClinicTracker EHR Simplifies Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Billing for Substance Abuse and Eating Disorder Clinics

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 21, 2018 Billing for Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) services is unusually challenging because of complex regulations Source: ClinicTracker EHR Simplifies Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Billing for Substance Abuse and Eating Disorder Clinics Continue Reading

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression, Anxiety, and Stress in Caregivers of Dementia Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis | The Gerontologist | Oxford Academic

Background and ObjectivesThere is limited evidence for the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in managing psychological morbidities in caregivers of dementia patients. To evaluate changes in dementia caregivers’ depression, anxiety, and stress following CBT. Also to assess quality of life, intervention adherence/satisfaction and therapy effectiveness using different formats, frequencies, and delivery methods.Research Design and… Continue Reading

Best Ways to Treat Depression without Medication – Check Biotech First

Depression is a medical condition with multifactorial etiology, most patients, often feels helpless and hopeless for a prolonged period. There are different conservative treatments for combating these conditions. Antidepressants are the most common drugs of choice, while some people also take anti-anxiety, hypnotics, and sedatives. If you are reading this article, you are most likely… Continue Reading

Facility adds brain health to repertoire | News | independenttribune.com #dbt #mentalillness

As the opioid crisis continues to sweep the nation, a Concord-area treatment center looks to continue the fight against addiction—all addiction. Source: Facility adds brain health to repertoire | News | independenttribune.com Continue Reading

Stinner talks importance of mental health program | Local News | starherald.com #dbt #mentalillness

District 48 Nebraska State Senator John Stinner introduced LB 801, the Panhandle Beginnings Act. The legislation would finance a pilot program establishing a day treatment center in Western Nebraska to Source: Stinner talks importance of mental health program | Local News | starherald.com Continue Reading

How to Spot Teenage Depression – WSJ

New guidelines focus on helping better identify teens who may be struggling with depression, as rates for the disorder climb. Source: How to Spot Teenage Depression – WSJ Continue Reading


Village Counseling and Wellness

4405 Riverside Drive, Suite 203 Burbank, CA 91505
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We provide evidence-based individual, group and family therapy and wellness programs to adults, adolescents and children. We serve the Los Angeles area including the communities of Burbank, Toluca Lake, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, North Hollywood, Valley Village, Glendale, La Crescenta, La Canada, and Hollywood.