DBT Peer Connections
By [email protected] (Rachel Gill aka Pinki Tuscaderro)
What's DBT Peer Connections about?
Introduced in 1993 and created by Dr. Marsha Linehan and her team at the University of Washington, Dialectical Behavior Therapy or DBT as it is often referred is a comprehensive psychotherapy designed to treat suicidal persons, particularly those with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Emerging research is also showing DBT to be effective in treating eating disorders and substance abuse as well with promising DBT research for other mental disorders underway. However, anyone can benefit from DBT as it has universal relevance. Particularly, the group training component of the therapy may be useful to anyone who wishes to reduce his or her emotional suffering and/or increase his or her self-efficacy. There are four modules in DBT group skills