Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) Why so many acronyms in mental health?  I ask myself this almost daily.  At any rate, RO DBT is a newish type of therapy I think will be life changing for many clients. Never heard of it What do I mean by newish?  It’s been researched for over…

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Dealing with the difficult emotions can often be the core of some mental health issues.  We’re often taught strategies of avoidance or defensiveness, though with perfectly good intentions. Types of Difficult Emotions Sometimes difficult emotions such as anxiety, sadness or anger are met with assumptions of weakness, moodiness or being “too sensitive.”  In reality, these…

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