Improving the Moment

DBT Distress Tolerance Skill Improving the Moment is a skill in Distress Tolerance found in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). It is one of my favorite skills. Sometimes, when your emotions are heightened, you feel panic. It’s like your rational mind leaves and your emotion mind takes over. In reality, your rational mind is still online, […]

Post-Therapy Emotional Balance

Therapy usually feels like a relief, but sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes it brings up painful memories and emotions. The Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) module on Distress Tolerance can help reset your emotional balance. TIP Skills: Change Your Body Chemistry Tip Skills include: Tip the temperature of your face with cold water Intense Exercise Paced Breathing […]