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Therapy Styles Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Salveo-Dialectical

Emotional regulation & distress tolerance

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) was developed in the 1970s by Marsha Linehan, an American psychologist. DBT is based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), but is more effective for individuals who experience clinically intense emotional responses to distressing situations.

“Dialectical” means combining opposite ideas. DBT focuses on helping people accept the reality of their lives and their behaviors, as well as helping them learn to change their lives, including dysfunctional behaviors and patterns.

DBT is especially effective in treating the following concerning issues:

  • Stress & Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addiction and substance use disorders
  • Self-harm
  • Eating disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Borderline personality disorder (BPD) 

The above conditions are believed to be associated with dysfunctional efforts to control negative emotions. DBT therapists assist clients with incorporating coping strategies which facilitate a more balanced emotional state.

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Meet ourDBT Therapists

  • MORGAN-BATES-1

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Anxiety, Depression, Borderline Personality, Stress and Transitions, Women's Issues, Coping Skills, Trauma

  • ASHLEE-JO-BLOUNT)-1

    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Kirkland

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Ashlee-Jo works with clients experiencing Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Complex Trauma, Addiction, Adjustment Disorders, Low self-esteem, Women's Issues, Grief/loss, Co-occurring Disorders, Interpersonal Issues, LGBTQIA+

  • TINA-CORBALEY)-1

    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Redmond

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Addiciton, Autism, EMDR, Family / Group, PTSD, Sexuality

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    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Anxiety, Depression, Emotional Regulation, Behavioral Issues, Stress Management, Relationship and Family Conflicts, Social and Interpersonal Hardships, Life Adjustments and Transitions, Substance and Alcohol Use.

  • JULIA-DIGENAN-1

    In Person: Redmond Youth Counseling

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Self-Esteem Issues, Mood Disorders, Trauma and Abuse, Borderline Personality Disorder, Self-Esteem Issues, Stress Management, Panic, Women’s Issues, LGBTQIA+ Support

  • SOPHIE-EDELMAN-1

    In Person: Redmond Youth Counseling

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Eating disorders, Anxiety, OCD, Depression, Gender exploration, Trauma

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    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Kirkland, Salvéo Counseling Redmond

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Anxiety, School Issues, Clinical Depression, Adjustment Issues, Mood Disorders, PTSD-Stressors, Substance-Related Use/Abuse, Panic Disorders, Eating Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Issues, Trauma, Domestic Violence and Abuse Issues, Grief and Loss.

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    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Individual Counseling, Couples Counseling, Anxiety, Depression, LGBTQIA+ issues, Multicultural and Bi-Racial issues.

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    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Redmond, Salvéo Counseling Seattle

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Addiction/Substance Abuse, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief/Loss, Mood Disorders, Past Trauma, Self-Esteem, Shame, Spirituality, Stress

  • ALEXIS-ZEVNICK-HIPP-1

    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Redmond

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Relationship issues, Trauma, Sexual issues, Life transitions, Depression, Infidelity, Betrayal trauma, Anxiety, Sexual trauma

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    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Kirkland

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Grief, Family Dynamics, Self-Care/Lifestyle Habits, Performance/Sport

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    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Anxiety, Depression, Grief & Loss, Self Harming Behaviors, Identify Development & Rights of Passage, Life & Career Transitions, Trauma, PTSD, Women's Issues, Men's Issues, Relationships, Life Challenges

  • IRIS-LE-1

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Trauma, Chronic health conditions, Borderline Disorder, Multicultural issues

  • ASHLEY-LINN-1

    Ashley Linn

    PsyD, LMHC

    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Kirkland, Redmond Youth Counseling

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Low Self-Esteem, Relational Issues, Work/School Stress, LGBTQIA+ (including gender questioning/transitioning), Adjustment Disorders, Self-Harm, Military Stressors (service members & dependents)

  • JUSTINE-NAY-1

    Justine Nay

    LMHC, SUD

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Addictions, Anxiety, Depression, Low Self-esteem, Trauma, Relational issues​, School stress, LGBTQIA+ issues

  • SHANA-RITTENHOUSE-1

    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Redmond

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: PTSD/Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Low Self-esteem, Substance related use/abuse, Relationship issues, Life transitions

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    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Redmond

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Relationship Issues, Trauma and PTSD, Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression, Low Self-esteem, Gender Questioning, Adjustment Disorder

  • SHAYA-SCHAEDLER-1

    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Kirkland, Redmond Youth Counseling

    Helps with: PTSD, Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression, Low Self-esteem, ​School stress, Gender Questioning, Grief/Loss, Adjustment Disorders, Women’s Issues, LGBTQ+ concerns, Sports Performance

  • KATIE-SCHMITZ-1

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Adjustment disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Gender questioning, LGBTQIA issues, Mood Disorders, OCD, Relationship Issues, Self-esteem issues, School stress, Trauma and abuse, Women’s issues

  • ANNA-WILSON-1

    In Person: Salvéo Counseling Kirkland

    Telehealth Available

    Helps with: Couples Therapy, Play Therapy, Anxiety, Depression, Family Conflict & Dysfunction, Self-Identity & Purpose, Stress Management, School Issues, Adjustment Issues

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