This group is third group of a three-part series on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills; and what is Dialectics? Dialectics is the synthesis of opposites, and how what may appear to be opposites can coexist. This treatment was first coined by Marsha Linehan a clinical psychologist in 1993. This treatment has gained worldwide acclaim as one of the most effective evidence-based treatments.
Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills empower group members to learn how to interact with others, achieve what they want without conflict, while maintaining his or her self-respect. In this group we will focus on introductory mindfulness skills, crisis survival; the pros and cons, "DEAR MAN" Skills, "FAST" skills, and how to evaluate your options.