Category: Treatment Methods

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Why Should I Choose a Treatment Center Over Alternative Medicine?

Alternative therapeutic approaches have grown increasingly popular over the past decade. Offerings like equine therapy, reiki, acupuncture, and yoga have made their way into many mental health treatment plans. While there are some benefits to holistic mental health treatment services, none of them can fully replace the need for evidence-based treatment. Holistic mental health treatment

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How Does Cognitive Remediation Therapy Help with Depression?

Depression is a serious condition. It affects millions yearly, and most research has shown that it impacts almost 3.8% of the world’s population.[1] As such, plenty of ongoing research is done to find effective ways to treat any case of depression. One treatment method is cognitive remediation therapy — a treatment used to make meaningful

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How is DBT Different From CBT?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) are two primary therapeutic modalities. CBT is one of the most commonly used approaches in therapy today, with DBT closely following. While both share similarities, they also have a few differences. How is DBT different from CBT? What is CBT? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, is

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Coping Skills

A major part of the human experience is working through complex and challenging emotions that we feel every day. These feelings can vary greatly depending on a wide range of factors and can change daily. When someone lives with a mental health condition that significantly affects their emotional state, finding the right treatment program is

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What is ERP for OCD?

You probably have a few things throughout your day you’re particular about. Maybe you like things arranged a certain way on your dresser, or you brush your teeth every day at the same time. Almost everyone has certain practices or routines that they feel attached to. Unfortunately, some people joke about their preferences, incorrectly claiming

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Does Cognitive Remediation Work for Schizophrenia?

Finding effective treatments for schizophrenia has been a major focus for the medical and psychiatric communities for decades. While chemically treating the condition has shown promise, pairing it with psychotherapies and consistent support has shown equal potential for helping patients. However, finding the treatment that puts them in the best position for their ongoing recovery

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How to Practice Radical Acceptance

Think about how many times you frown or smile every day. As different events occur and moods change seemingly every hour, the only constant in life is the present moment you live in. So why attach yourself to a mistake or situation you could’ve done better when there is the potential for better decisions every

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What Are the 6 Main Points of DBT?

Psychotherapy is crucial for helping individuals with mental health disorders. Since there is no effective one-size-fits-all approach for mental health treatment, different therapeutic modalities are necessary. For example, cognitive behavioral therapy is likely the most popular method for working with people who seek therapy. Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is another popular form of psychotherapy. It

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Does Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Work for Anxiety?

Treatments for anxiety are constantly being studied and developed. New clinical approaches focus on long-term ways of helping individuals with anxiety decrease their unproductive thoughts and behaviors as well as control their overwhelming emotions. One of these approaches — dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) — has elicited positive results and responses, but what is DBT? And

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Radical Acceptance in DBT

Mental health treatment is never a one-size-fits-all solution. The many different mental health disorders experienced by hundreds of thousands of people mean that no two cases are exactly alike. As a result, clinicians use a wide variety of psychotherapy approaches to work with a broad range of people and their experiences. Dialectical behavior therapy is

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