Radically Open-Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT)

It is actually possible to have too much self-control.

What is RO-DBT?

Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT) is a specialized treatment for clients struggling with issues that involve OVER controlling behavior.


RO-DBT has been helpful for clients with chronic depression, anxiety, Anorexia Nervosa, Avoidant Personality Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

RO-DBT Skills Class

30 Weeks of RO-DBT Skills can be a great addition to individual therapy

  • Using 20 RO-DBT skills, participants will learn…

  • Social Signaling: How you are saying things without actually saying them.

  • Your Social Safety System: The biological reasons why you struggle to let go.

  • Emotional loneliness: Why you rarely (if ever!) feel truly connected to others. 

  • Radical Openness: How staying safe can be dangerous.

  • Coping Style: How your way of responding to stress may not all that it seems from the outside. 

Are you kind of an “Angela?”

Diligent

Rational/Logical

Reliable

Withdrawn

Responsible

Irritable

Cold

Able to “hold out”

Resentful

“Judgy”

Secretive

Unemotional

Uncompromising

A workaholic

Introverted

Unflinching

Restrained

Envious

Uptight

Deliberate

Passive-Aggressive

Inflexible

Controlling

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Then you might be a candidate for RO-DBT!