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Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Hawaii

This website informs about comprehensive treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in Hawaii using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a form of psychotherapy designed specifically for individuals experiencing problems such as:

  • Intense anger or rage
  • Overwhelming shame and guilt
  • Difficulty managing other emotions
  • Unstable and intense relationships
  • Impulsive & reckless behavior
  • Chronic feelings of emptiness
  • Self-harm behaviors (e.g. self-cutting)
  • Suicidal urges, thoughts or attempts

Many people with these problems meet criteria for a condition called Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). It is not unusual for individuals diagnosed with BPD to also struggle with other problems – depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, eating disorders, or alcohol and drug problems.