The Maine DBT Center We are a collaborative of independently practicing, intensively trained DBT clinicians offering one of the only comprehensive DBT programs in Maine.* Please click on the options above to learn more about us and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Maine Dialectical (DBT) Therapist - Dialectical (DBT
DBT is a type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (talk therapy) that can help patients struggling with overwhelming emotions, which can lead to self-destructive behaviors and unstable relationships. It uses a psychological and social (psychosocial) approach, emphasizing collaboration, peer support and personal development.
DBT may also help with a range of other conditions, including: Substance use disorders. DBT can help reduce urges to use and shorten relapses. Depression. A small 2003 study found a combination of antidepressants and DBT was more effective for treating depression in older adults than antidepressants alone.
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy. Its main goals are to teach people how to live in the moment, develop healthy ways to cope with stress, regulate their emotions, and improve their relationships with others. 1