Dialectical Behavioral Therapy at Banyan Pompano
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a form of psychotherapy that psychologist Marsha M. Linehan developed in the late 1980s. DBT is used to treat various forms of mental illness as well as substance use disorders, though it was initially only used to treat patients with borderline personality disorders and suicidal thoughts. The main goal of dialectical behavior therapy is to help patients at our Pompano Beach, Florida drug rehab build the confidence and coping skills they need to effectively manage stressful situations.
Our Dialectical Behavior Therapy and How It Works
Individuals with mental illnesses and substance use disorders are more likely to turn to drugs and alcohol to cope with stress. Our facility incorporates DBT in our drug treatment in Pompano Beach, focusing our efforts on helping patients to improve their communication skills, coping skills, and self-image. Each of these is critical in achieving and maintaining long-term sobriety.
When it comes to using dialectical behavior therapy for addiction treatment, our team at Banyan Treatment Centers Pompano has found that it helps patients develop essential tools and characteristics. These include mindfulness, self-awareness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, social skills, and emotional regulation. We understand that addiction recovery can be stressful. The physical and mental hold that drugs and alcohol can have is hard to break without help, and even then, it can be stressful. DBT is conducted in a safe setting where therapists can offer patients guidance and coping strategies for stress, ultimately helping them stay sober.
Some common components of dialectical behavior therapy include:
- Helping patients find peer groups that discourage drug and alcohol use
- Encouraging patients to eliminate triggers such as drug paraphernalia or unhealthy relationships from their lives
- Boosting self-esteem and confidence to help patients stay sober through stressful periods
Additionally, some common dialectical behavior therapy techniques that we use at our rehab center in Florida include:
- Skills training
- Individual therapy
- Phone coaching
- Team consultation (which also helps therapists stay motivated)
Our team members who receive dialectical behavior therapy training get together often to discuss ways to better their practices and help their patients. But don't worry - our patients’ privacy is always honored.
Choose Our DBT Treatment in Pompano
At Banyan Pompano, we believe that patients deserve different treatment options that can help them overcome their addictions and prepare them for life outside of rehab. While we offer an aftercare program and alumni program that offer continuous support after rehab, patients have to choose their sobriety and find ways to stay sober that work for them. From stressful situations to old friends to the loss of a loved one, many situations can make addiction recovery difficult. Even so, we’re hoping that our dialectical behavior therapy in Pompano and other drug therapy programs can boost our clients’ confidence and teach them the skills they’ll need for a sober life.
Contact our team today to learn more about our dialectical behavior therapy in Pompano and other therapy programs. We also offer different levels of care, including Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and more. Don’t wait to get yourself or a loved one the help they need.
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I would like to thank Bayan. What a wonderful treatment facility saved my lifeThe counselors and techs that reached out to help me.Carmine S.
And if I was willing to die for my addiction I darn sure willing to live for my sobriety. Thank you and I love you all. GOD BLESSJohn H.
Curtis Jackson has been the best person I have Met here at banyon. He is my therapist and has been wonderful in my road to recovery.Hunter C.
Kat is very responsible, she gets things done when you talk to her. In group she listens and let's us comment. I understand her.Jaime D.
Lastly the support staff is phenomenal and individual group therapy is on par! Five starts for case management !! Thank you all.glenn g.
Thank you Banyan for allowing me a space to look at ME on a more personal level. Cole & Kayleigh thanks for understanding a bytch!Cortney R.
I have had a beautiful experience with banyun treatment center because of Tamara Hagwood. I absolutely love her with all my heart.Kimberly B.
Great staff. Made a lot of friends with the people who were on a similar journey.Jeffrey M.
Most Insurance Plans Accepted
At Banyan Pompano Detox, our goal is to make sure that anyone who needs treatment from drug and alcohol addiction is able to get the help needed to assist them on the road to recovery. If you don't have insurance contact us to inquire about alternate methods regarding treatment for yourself or a loved one.