Cognitive behavioral therapy seeks to follow the path from negative thought to correlating negative behavior. The goal is to identify the harmful thought pattern, change the automatic response and thus change the behavior.
Dialectical behavioral therapy helps patients discover new ways to accept themselves as they are. It aims to ensure patients feel safe and empowered to manage their own emotions and enable them to monitor self-destructive or undesirable behaviors.
At Ascendant, we know every patient’s circumstances, needs, and abilities are unique. Therefore, their treatment plan must also be custom-designed to match where they are and what they need.
Using evidence-based treatments & a holistic approach to patient care, our highly-qualified clinical and nursing staff are addiction industry experts ready to facilitate growth & healing for each individual.
Our DBT treatment programs consist of several tactics, from individual therapy sessions to group therapy & phone consultations. Each strategy adds value to the patient & moves them closer to their goals.
Individual DBT therapy sessions are offered in our comfortably luxurious space in the heart of NYC. Here, the patient will learn the necessary behavioral & coping skills that are suited to that individual’s unique life challenges.
Group DBT therapy in New York is another evidence-based practice that presents an opportunity for exposure to the experiences of others & positive interactions with them. Practical problem solving and role-playing are also common therapy activities. From these sessions, there may be journaling homework & accountability partners to keep skill development sharp while away from sessions.
Telehealth has grown significantly over the past few years but it has long since been part of most DBT therapy treatment plans. Here the patient will have phone access to their therapist in between individual sessions. They will receive additional guidance and feedback on current circumstances.