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Discover how starting dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) therapy can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Starting Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)

What is dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)?

At Thriveworks, Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) primarily concentrates on assisting individuals in emotion regulation, enhancing interpersonal relationships, and acquiring effective coping strategies for managing stress and emotional difficulties.

How does DBT work?

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) targets your personal challenges. You may work with your DBT therapist to maintain diary cards to monitor progress, emphasizing validation and support in the therapeutic relationship. DBT follows a stage-based approach, prioritizing crisis reduction initially and life satisfaction.

What is DBT best used for?

DBT was initially developed to address the needs of individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD). However, its versatile approach has enabled its application to a wide range of mental health conditions, including but not limited to, anxiety, depression, stress, and anger issues.

What are the 4 pillars of DBT?

The 4 pillars of DBT are mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance.

Is DBT better than EMDR?

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) have distinct purposes and aren't inherently superior or inferior to one another. DBT is most effective for managing emotional regulation, personality disorders, and interpersonal challenges, while EMDR is specifically tailored for individuals with trauma-related conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

What's better: CBT or DBT?

The selection between Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) hinges on an individual's distinct requirements and the specific nature of their concerns. CBT is commonly preferred for a broad spectrum of conditions like anxiety and depression, whereas DBT stands out in aiding individuals dealing with borderline personality disorder and challenges associated with emotional regulation.

Is DBT conducted in person or online?

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) with therapists at Thriveworks in North Little Rock, AR is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How many months is DBT?

The duration of a standard DBT program is typically around 24 weeks, which is roughly six months. The actualnumber of sessions will vary depending on the issues you wish to address.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our North Little Rock therapists and counselors accept 26 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Ambetter by Superior Health Plan

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Maine | BCBS Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO)

  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield | BCBS

  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage

  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP)

  • Arkansas Health and Wellness - Ambetter

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

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Self-pay costs at North Little Rock
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

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Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

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$1

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4.9 Learn about verified reviews
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I'm enjoying my sessions with Katherine Hearne. She is patient with me and long-suffering, and very compassionate towards me.
Read more I'm enjoying my sessions with Katherine Hearne. She is patient with me and long-suffering, and very compassionate towards me.
Danielle Feb 2024
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Thriveworks offers it all. It’s very easy to change therapist until you find one you like. Only thing I’d like to see change is the price for missed appointments. It keeps people accountable but over $100 is a bit harsh.
Read more Thriveworks offers it all. It’s very easy to change therapist until you find one you like. Only thing I’d like to see change is the price for missed appointments. It keeps people accountable but over $100 is a bit harsh.
Hope Dec 2023
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★★★★★
THRIVE ALIVE is working on a project and it’s “ME” and she also has my “FFL” as a patient too. Let’s just say she is a little Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey wrapped in to one! I’m not telling you her name because I don’t want her to get booked and deprive me of my scheduled appointments. I’m just saying this woman is a “MIRACLE WORKER!” I got this CM!
Read more THRIVE ALIVE is working on a project and it’s “ME” and she also has my “FFL” as a patient too. Let’s just say she is a little Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey wrapped in to one! I’m not telling you her name because I don’t want her to get booked and deprive me of my scheduled appointments. I’m just saying this woman is a “MIRACLE WORKER!” I got this CM!
Little Rock Jan 2020
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great atmosphere and great place to go. recommended!!
Little Rock Dec 2019
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This group is amazing. From the time I walked in the door I felt comfortable and the staff went above and beyond to help fit my needs. It is evident that they truly care. I would certainly recommend them to anyone looking for this type of service.
Read more This group is amazing. From the time I walked in the door I felt comfortable and the staff went above and beyond to help fit my needs. It is evident that they truly care. I would certainly recommend them to anyone looking for this type of service.
Little Rock Sep 2019
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★★★★★
So responsive when we had an urgent need. Their immediate responses helped moved us forward immediately, and their continued care improved our situation over time. Thriveworks was there for us, when we needed them the most!
Read more So responsive when we had an urgent need. Their immediate responses helped moved us forward immediately, and their continued care improved our situation over time. Thriveworks was there for us, when we needed them the most!
Little Rock Aug 2019
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After working with Zack for a year I would say that he is very dependable and does show concern for his patients. There is never any problem with following hospital policy. Always a good man to have on your team.
Read more After working with Zack for a year I would say that he is very dependable and does show concern for his patients. There is never any problem with following hospital policy. Always a good man to have on your team.
Little Rock Aug 2019
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I’ve known Zack, both professionally and personally, for the last 3 and a half years. He is a great person, and you won’t find anyone more dedicated to what they do. He truly cares about his patients and their outcomes, and he puts 110% of himself into his work to make sure they have the best outcomes possible. I consider myself lucky to have gotten the opportunity to work with him, and I know he will do great things now with Thriveworks.
Read more I’ve known Zack, both professionally and personally, for the last 3 and a half years. He is a great person, and you won’t find anyone more dedicated to what they do. He truly cares about his patients and their outcomes, and he puts 110% of himself into his work to make sure they have the best outcomes possible. I consider myself lucky to have gotten the opportunity to work with him, and I know he will do great things now with Thriveworks.
Little Rock Aug 2019
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry North Little Rock is located off W Commercial Drive, between Burrow Dr and Warden Rd. Behind our block of buildings you will see the Courtyard Marriot. We currently share the building with First Command, among other businesses, and are located in the same parking lot as Quest Diagnostics.

Phone number

(501) 819-8075

Languages spoken by AR providers

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