May 3, 2020

Since Covid-19 started spreading early this year anxiety levels are high and it appears advice is being given out everywhere on what to do and how to cope.  Personally I have seen a few well shared and liked posts about how those who go to therapy don't have real frien...

March 8, 2020

As I am dive into my 7th year teaching DBT online, there are certain topics that continue to come up.  The online courses currently (this will be changing soon) are in video format, meaning the skills are taught via pre recorded videos as oppose to a two-way system of...

February 21, 2020

I have made this analogy before, and it's still true- boundaries are like fences.  For some this can be difficult, it can be that all your boundaries are brick walls where no one is allowed in or your boundaries can be picket garden fences where every weed is let into...

January 5, 2020

I have been doing DBT online for a while and people ask why I have no resource list.  In order to feel comfortable referring someone I started a few years back reaching out and setting up a call with potential referrals.  So now I vet people I may refer to and this lis...

January 2, 2020

This isn't a post with DBT tips or a post about blaming someone who either tried DBT or who checks it out and immediately turns the other way.  This is a post to say DBT isn't a cure-all.  It's not for everyone. 

 Most online posts I see for people struggling...

December 17, 2019

Tis the season to purchase some gifts and maybe your friends and family are asking what to get you? Maybe you are purchasing for someone you know who utilizes DBT skills? This is a list of DBT-based items at different price points and with some suggestions for whom it...

November 12, 2019

Welcome!

I am excited to announce that my partner and I are the new owners of DBTSelfHelp.com. As many of you know, I have been teaching DBT skills online for almost 6.5 years.  In that time, I have made so many great friends and connections in the community. I have kno...

October 11, 2019

Although the DSM-V criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder does not include trauma, it is often a common thread in those with the disorder.  Often on Twitter I see a tweet started with "TW" (trigger warning) before something that may be triggering, it's a boundary...