NJ therapist discusses techniques and skills from dialectical behavior therapy (dbt) for emotion regulation and distress tolerance, as well as to help with anxiety, stress management, and coping with emotions.
Split Attention versus Mindfulness?
Recent trends encouraging mindfulness have pointed our awareness to the benefits of directing our full attention to one thing at a time, giving that thing our full focus and presence of mind. When it comes to things like eating mindlessly, multi-tasking, checking facebook while our loved ones are talking to us- to […]
Emotion Regulation: Shame
Jul 13, 2014 12:38 am | Mirel Goldstein
Most of us have experienced feelings of shame at some point in our lives…feelings of wanting to hide, wishing we didn’t exist, feeling painfully exposed to others and their judgments. For some, the sense of inner […]
Cognitive Therapy: Mindful Awareness
Many of us are afraid to spend quality time with ourselves. We manage to run away in all sorts of ways, trying to escape the unsettling quiet of being alone with our own minds, or noticing how loud our feelings can be when we actually pay attention to them. Some of us […]
Aug 10, 2014 12:01 am | Mirel Goldstein
Although pain and distress are inevitable parts of life, many of us lack the skills to manage our pain in effective ways (Dialectical […]