Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (and why it stands out among the rest) Described as incorporating cognitive behaviour techniques, DBT uses daily life skills, mindfulness practice, emotion understanding and regulation, tolerance to negative occurrences, building interpersonal skills and mostly importantly, acceptance. DBT is commonly used in one-on-one and group therapy sessions. Depending on the program, severity of mental…

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the Beginnings of Mental Illness

Mental illnesses and mental wellness are all around us and it is said that 1 in 5 people will suffer with a mental illness at some point in their life. There are varying categories of mental illness, with different severities of symptoms, coping mechanisms and treatment options. Most mental illness do not respond to a one-size-fits-all approach,…

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the Starting Point

Welcome to Accepting the Mind – the information on this site will give one an insightful look into personal experiences, research and advances in neuroscience, attachment theory, behavioural and emotional regulation, acceptance and mindfulness and of course newly defined ways of looking at what the mind really entails. Through the lens and healing of Dialectical…

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