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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) vs Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) are types of mental health treatments that can also be used to treat drug or alcohol addiction. While both therapies are evidence-based methods, that include individual and group therapy led by a licensed treatment specialist, there are some differences between CBT and DBT. Dialectical behavioral therapy is…

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What Is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), an outgrowth of CBT, is evidence-based psychotherapy originally developed for treating individuals with borderline personality disorder and chronically suicidal behaviors. The chronic and pervasive self-destructive behavior, low self-esteem, and negative view of self associated with long-term addiction are similar to those chronically suicidal. DBT is highly effective and used widely in…

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist And Patient

What Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive-behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a form of psychotherapy that aims to change clients’ negative thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors to improve functioning and overall quality of life. CBT is shown to effectively treat conditions like addiction, depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, relationship issues, phobias, and other mental health issues. CBT is a gold standard in…