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2,711 people sought dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) help in Texas in the last year

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

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What is your go-to approach for dialectical behavior therapy?

I approach DBT as psychoeducational instruction. The best benefit is the objective approach because there is less judgment felt by clients when they are given examples as demonstrations.

What tools do you teach in dialectical behavior therapy?

I teach emotional regulation by adjusting negative thinking to positive thinking and decreasing stress.

How do you know when a client is making meaningful progress in dialectical behavior therapy?

When a client verbalizes more peaceful interactions and less reactivity, it's progress.

What can clients do in their personal time to supplement dialectical behavior therapy?

Reading and writing in the DBT workbook is a great supplement to DBT therapy.

What should someone do to prepare for starting dialectical behavior therapy?

Prepare for DBT by educating yourself on what kinds of therapy interventions comprise it.

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 Pearland, TX 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 Pearland therapists and counselors accept 39 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Ambetter by Superior Health Plan

  • APEX Memorial Hermann

  • ARIA | Covenant Management Systems

  • Auto Club Enterprises (Employers Health Network)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO

  • Buist Byars and Taylor (Employers Health Network)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

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Hear from our clients

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V Ashleigh was excellent. I wish we had more sessions with her but insurance tangled us up. Counseling via Zoom was my first. It takes longer to get acquainted when not in person. But it was convenient.
Read more V Ashleigh was excellent. I wish we had more sessions with her but insurance tangled us up. Counseling via Zoom was my first. It takes longer to get acquainted when not in person. But it was convenient.
Paul Feb 2024
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★★★★★
Stephanie is very calming and compassionate. I love her down to earth approach. She has helped me with many things that I needed to work on and many things I didn't know I needed help on. I have always felt accepted, and I highly recommend her!
Read more Stephanie is very calming and compassionate. I love her down to earth approach. She has helped me with many things that I needed to work on and many things I didn't know I needed help on. I have always felt accepted, and I highly recommend her!
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie Kopecky is a compassionate and empathetic therapist. She genuinely cares for those she counsels. I've had the pleasure of working with Stephanie, and I can highly recommend her services for anyone needing assistance or direction in life.
Read more Stephanie Kopecky is a compassionate and empathetic therapist. She genuinely cares for those she counsels. I've had the pleasure of working with Stephanie, and I can highly recommend her services for anyone needing assistance or direction in life.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie Kopecky is compassionate with a warm, sweet and gentle disposition that puts you at ease when you first meet her. Anyone who is initially hesitant about talking to a counselor will find that she provides a safe, welcoming atmosphere to relax and release. Her genuine care and concern for her clients is clear and present during each session. At the conclusion of each session, I feel a sense of relief and determination to let go of a fixed mindset to move beyond the analysis paralysis that is blocking my achievement of long-term goals. I value Stephanie's expertise, compassion, and support, all of which have contributed to stronger bonds within my relationships, greater confidence in my career, progress in my educational journey, and overall improved life satisfaction. Stephanie is amazing, and I highly recommend her to anyone.
Read more Stephanie Kopecky is compassionate with a warm, sweet and gentle disposition that puts you at ease when you first meet her. Anyone who is initially hesitant about talking to a counselor will find that she provides a safe, welcoming atmosphere to relax and release. Her genuine care and concern for her clients is clear and present during each session. At the conclusion of each session, I feel a sense of relief and determination to let go of a fixed mindset to move beyond the analysis paralysis that is blocking my achievement of long-term goals. I value Stephanie's expertise, compassion, and support, all of which have contributed to stronger bonds within my relationships, greater confidence in my career, progress in my educational journey, and overall improved life satisfaction. Stephanie is amazing, and I highly recommend her to anyone.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
I never write reviews, but after meeting with numerous counselors/therapists over the years, I felt compelled to write one for Stephanie Kopecky. She is the best counselor I have ever had! Not only is she great at listening and understanding me, she is one of the most genuine and compassionate counselor/person I have met. She has helped me tremendously throughout my healing process and mental health journey. I am forever grateful for her support and guidance. If y'all are looking for one of the best counselors out there, look no further! I highly recommend Stephanie Kopecky to all of my family and friends.
Read more I never write reviews, but after meeting with numerous counselors/therapists over the years, I felt compelled to write one for Stephanie Kopecky. She is the best counselor I have ever had! Not only is she great at listening and understanding me, she is one of the most genuine and compassionate counselor/person I have met. She has helped me tremendously throughout my healing process and mental health journey. I am forever grateful for her support and guidance. If y'all are looking for one of the best counselors out there, look no further! I highly recommend Stephanie Kopecky to all of my family and friends.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie Kopecky is an amazing counselor. She is very professional and personable. She is very calming. Listens, intently and is very caring and compassionate. She is sincerely dedicated to helping others.
Read more Stephanie Kopecky is an amazing counselor. She is very professional and personable. She is very calming. Listens, intently and is very caring and compassionate. She is sincerely dedicated to helping others.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie is such and compassion, empathetic person. She is so easy to talk to. Her down-to-earth nature radiates with everyone she meets. People feel very comfortable in her loving presence.
Read more Stephanie is such and compassion, empathetic person. She is so easy to talk to. Her down-to-earth nature radiates with everyone she meets. People feel very comfortable in her loving presence.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
I have worked with Stephanie before. She is a knowledgeable, caring, and creative counselor. I highly recommend her.
Read more I have worked with Stephanie before. She is a knowledgeable, caring, and creative counselor. I highly recommend her.
Pearland Dec 2021
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Where to find us

Getting here

We share a building with Kalon Skin Studio. Nearby is Instyle Blading Studio, as is Epic Urgent Family Care, Texas Speech and ABA Therapy, Trumpet Behavioral Health and Exodus Health. Further down the road is a JCPenney, Prime Urgent Care, Another Broken Egg Cafe, and NAM: Noodles & More restaurant.

Phone number

(210) 940-2502

Languages spoken by TX providers

  • English
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