DBT Skills: Communicating Expectations and Needs

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Often, when we need something from someone else, the way we are communicating is the strongest predictor of whether or not we will get it. It doesn’t matter if this is a simple request for a listening ear or a serious plea for someone to acknowledge your needs. In the realm of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, […]

New Year’s Resolutions: 3 Must Haves for Change

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Many people are reflecting back on 2016 and contemplating what they want to change for 2017. Change can be hard! According to statisticbrain.com, 45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions and about 8% are successful in achieving them. The top resolutions according to the website are losing weight, being more organized, enjoying life to the […]

Parent Education: Christmas Time Plans

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Christmas is a very special time of the year, but by its very special nature, it is highly anxiety provoking. We are meeting with people who touch our deepest selves. We share with them memories (good and bad), traditions (good and bad), and relationships (good and bad). They have known us with 80’s perm hair […]