Business and Management

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) was developed in the early 1990s from the work of Marsha Linehan, Ph.D. (1993a). Linehan, a cognitive-behavioral psychologist by training, formed the principles, theory, and strategies underlying DBT while working primarily with women who were suicidal and engaged in self-harming behaviors. In initially approaching treatment from a strict cognitive-behavioral perspective, Linehan found these techniques deficient in…

Continue Reading