- Honey Dahari, LMFT, MBA
Why Should You Choose Group DBT?
DBT, or Dialectical Behavior Therapy, is a type of therapy that helps people regulate their emotions and change behavior. It is most often done in a group setting with a therapist. While individual therapy is a great option for some, group DBT offers unique benefits that make it a great choice for many.
A Supportive Community
One of the biggest benefits of group DBT is that it offers a supportive community. When you’re in a group, you’re surrounded by others who understand what you’re going through. This can be incredibly helpful, as it gives you a sense of belonging.
Opportunities for Practice
Another big benefit of group DBT is that it offers opportunities for practice. During group therapy sessions, you’ll have the chance to put what you’re learning into action. For example, you will practice mindfulness techniques, using coping skills to manage difficult emotions. This hands-on approach can help you see real progress.
A Safe Place to Share
Group DBT is also a safe place to share your experiences and feelings. In a group, you can be honest and vulnerable without feeling judged. This can be really helpful, as it allows you to process your emotions and gain insight. Plus, hearing how others in the group overcome similar challenges with DBT skills can give you hope and inspiration.
Group DBT can be more effective because of the increased accountability it provides. When you’re in a group, you know that others are counting on you to show up and participate. This can be a great motivator, as it can help you stay on track and make the most of your therapy sessions.
Group DBT therapy offers several benefits that make it a great choice for people looking for support and growth. From the supportive community to the opportunities for practicing new skills, group therapy can help you make progress and improve your well-being.
Want to discuss what group DBT can help you accomplish? Schedule a 15 minute consultation to discuss your goals and see if groups can help you.