Third Wave Behavioral Therapies

All the so-called ‘third wave therapies’ will be dealt with and discussed here at length. Mindfulness, ACT, DBT, REBT, etc.

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy or DBT is an evidence-based therapy that is effective in treating a wide range of disorders. DBT is a recognized form of therapy that is accepted by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). In this article, we explain what DBT […]

ACT Therapy: The Theory Behind Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindfully-oriented behavioral therapy that uses an eclectic and humanistic approach to help people fight their demons. It originally developed within the concept of functional contextualism in Relational Frame Theory (RFT), and slowly grew to provide wholesome benefits to individuals in all walks of […]

21 Emotion Regulation Worksheets & Strategies

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As humans, we will never have complete control over what we feel, but we have a lot more influence over how we feel than you might have heard. The skills that allow you to manage and direct your emotions are called emotion regulation skills (see self-regulation), and it doesn’t take […]

What is Evidence-Based Therapy: 3 EBT Interventions

What is Evidence-Based Therapy: 3 EBT Interventions

The push for Evidence-Based Therapy is a movement in psychology that aims to track the efficacy of treatment plans so that clients only undergo treatments which have been proven to work. This article will cover what Evidence-Based Therapy is, how it relates to the idea of evidence-based practice, and why […]

What is Solution-Focused Therapy: 3 Essential Techniques

What is Solution-Focused Therapy: 3 Essential Techniques

Imagine this scenario: You work at a company that produces widgets. You're at an important business meeting, and you're there to discuss some problems your company is having with its production. At the meeting, you explain what's causing the problems: The widget-producing machine your company uses is getting old and […]