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Learn DBT Skills In A Group
Weekly sessions are available. Grouport offers therapist-led dialectical behavior therapy skills groups online. The first 12 weeks covers fundamental DBT skills.Learn more
For many, a trip to the dentist induces feelings of panic and severe anxiety. Dentophobia, or the fear of dentists and dental procedures, is a common phobia affecting countless individuals worldwide. While the causes can vary from past traumatic experiences to fear of pain, the impact on oral health and overall well-being can be significant. This article sheds light on how Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills can be a valuable ally in managing and potentially overcoming dentophobia.
According to Harvard Health Publishing, dentophobia is not just a simple fear but a deep-rooted anxiety disorder. It's essential to acknowledge its severity and understand its origins.
DBT offers practical skills and strategies tailored to help individuals cope with emotional distress and improve their reactions to anxiety-inducing situations.
Open dialogue with dental professionals can make a world of difference.
Overcoming dentophobia is a journey, and every step taken is a testament to one's resilience and determination.
Dentophobia, while daunting, doesn't have to dictate one's life. Integrating DBT skills into daily routines and during anxiety-inducing moments can lead to substantial improvements. Here's a breakdown of practical steps one can take using DBT principles.
Mindfulness isn't just about meditation; it's about anchoring oneself in the present moment. This can be especially beneficial for those with dentophobia, as it can prevent their minds from wandering to worst-case scenarios.
Being able to tolerate distress is crucial for someone with dentophobia, especially during a dental procedure.
Emotion regulation involves recognizing emotions and responding to them in a balanced way.
Dentophobia can significantly impact one's quality of life. However, with the skills and techniques offered by DBT, those struggling with this phobia have a viable path to regaining control over their emotions and leading a healthier, happier life. By incorporating these practices and seeking support, a fear-free future is within reach.
Grouport Therapy provides online group therapy for anger management, anxiety, borderline personality, chronic illness, depression, dialectical behavior therapy, grief and loss, obsessive compulsive disorder, relationship issues and trauma and PTSD. Our licensed therapist leads weekly group sessions conducted remotely in the comfort of members' homes. According to participant feedback, 70% experienced significant improvements within 8 weeks.
You don't have to face these challenges alone. Join our community and work together towards a brighter future. Sign up for one of our courses today and begin your journey towards meaningful, lasting change and renewed hope.
Due to licensing restrictions, our online group therapy sessions are for Florida, New York, and New Jersey residents. If you are not a resident of either state, consider our dialectical behavior therapy skills group. It is a therapist-instructor-led online group that will teach you strategic new skills to replace behaviors and emotions causing friction in your daily life and relationships. It is excellent for interpersonal connections and building social skills concerning relationship issues.
We offer DBT group therapy online to New York, New Jersey and Florida residents and DBT skills groups to everyone over the age of 18.Find my group
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