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This paper will explore the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with individuals seeking substance abuse treatment, including skills that allow an individual to better manage symptoms and promote a thought process that allows for a better sense of control. It will discuss DBT in comparison to evidence-based substance abuse treatments or what is referred to as Treatment-as-usual (TAU) approaches. It will also discuss applications for mental health professionals and limitations.
Kirchner, Nicole, "Taking a Mindful Approach to Substance Abuse Treatment Through Dialectical Behavior" (2014). Counselor Education Capstones. 5.
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