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Fighting Depression is like Having an Angel and Devil on My Shoulders

This was also on published The Mighty: Fighting Depression is like Having an Angel and Devil on My Shoulders

It’s a slow, Monday afternoon. I’m alone in my apartment, lost in ruminating thoughts. 511 more words

Mental Health

DBT skills for my interview today.

So I used:

I checked the facts:

What is the emotion I want to change? Fear/anxiety.

What is the event prompting my emotion? Interview and a test as part of it. 414 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

The Loop

Change behaviors that feed depression and anxiety, and change the feelings of depression and anxiety. 251 more words


Opposite Action

Acting on the urge an emotion brings can strengthen that emotion.  Acting opposite of the urge can lead to opposite emotions.  214 more words


Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Most clients I work with get to learn more about DBT or Dialectical Behavior through our conversations. DBT has been around for at least two decades, first developed by psychologist Marsha Linehan. 1,033 more words

Checking The Facts

DBT Group: Week Five - Opposite Action to Change Emotions

Module: Emotion Regulation
List of Handouts and Worksheets covered in group and assigned as homework will be listed at the end of this post. 1,016 more words