Beyond DBT: Sitting with Emotions

The wonderful thing about DBT is all of the specific tools Marsha offers us for responding to our emotions and situations. But occasionally, she is quite vague. In the handbook, she mentions “Sitting with Emotions”. But how??? Really? Marsha, how? Mostly, when people attempt to “sit with their feelings”, they end up going over and […]

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DBT Stories: Radical Acceptance

Radically accepting reality instead of fighting reality doesn’t mean surrender. It means you recognize and accept what you cannot change, instead of fighting reality.

This brief story explores the immediate experience of reality striking and receiving it with acceptance.

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