DBT Skill : Self-Soothing
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Dialectical Behavior Therapy’s distress tolerance skills are used to support us when we are feeling distressed or overwhelmed. Sometimes, when we feel our feelings, we can’t respond to them in the way we would like to - either because we are in a space where we can’t (like at a work meeting), or we are feeling our emotion very intensely. Self-soothing is a distress tolerance skill that uses our senses to soothe our distress. By finding soothing things we can see, hear, taste, touch, or smell, our emotions become soothed as well. For more information on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), visit our blog on our website: www.taproottherapynyc.com, and click on the “Blogs” tab. Reach out to our practice with any questions or feedback! Email me at erin@taproottherapynyc.com. Our practice is accepting new clients! If you’re interested in starting therapy, our team is ready to work with you. Email us to schedule your free 15-minute consultation.

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