Borderline Personality Disorder

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Applying DBT Skills (Guest Post)

This emerging blogger post by Tina from Really Real Blog is about the value of dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) skills. The most life changing program for my mental health has been my DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Skills Classes. DBT is a method created by Marsha M. Linehan, originally to treat Borderline Personality Disorder, however, now …

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What Is... Series (Insights into Psychology)

What Is… Invalidation

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week’s term is invalidation. Validation conveys acceptance, along with a recognition that someone’s thoughts, feelings, or reactions are understandable. It also serves to communicate that the relationship is important. It doesn’t necessarily mean agreeing or approving, something I think is a …

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