Q: Can you learn
Q: What is the difference between distracting with DBT and disassociating?
A: Distress Tolerance is about handling turbulence in an airplane piloted by someone else where as Disassociation is jumping out.
Q: any suggestions for films portraying #BPD
A: Quite a bit and most are foreign films that may be triggering. Here is the list... Personally I didn't like Girl Interrupted, but it's the American Borderline movie. I have suspicion Angelina Jolie in real life is Borderline. Bad Timing (UK, 1980) stars Art Garfunkel involves suicide attempts, flashbacks, trauma, drugs, alcohol & promiscuity. Never seen it but Young Adult (US, 2012) has rave reviews. The Dreamlife of Angels (France, 1998) Lesbian love story and it is amazing, well done and just beautiful, won Cannes best actress. Blue Sky (US, 1994) A tad over-the-top portrayl of
Q: How to radically accept someone whom is profiting from hurting me & negatively impacting my future life chances which I am very angry about?
A: According to
Q: How do I go about getting DBT? From what I've seen on here it looks like it would really help me!
A: The big 2 websites to find a therapist are http://www.goodtherapy.org/advanced-search.html and http://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/ or google "DBT Groups." Most US cities have 1 or 2 "DBT Groups," which isn't much and few take insurance. I have done 1-on-1 DBT with some clients solo working out of a
Q: I have taken
A: In short DBT is the book and CBT is a chapter; CBT is a form of DBT.
Q: I just don't know how I will ever heal. Is it even possible?
A: Yes! I have seen some amazing resilience. I have worked with people handling Sevre Mental Illness, death of loved ones, caner treatments and severe abuse. It gets better!