Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

At Into the Light, we offer Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), an evidence-based therapeutic approach designed to help men build emotional resilience, improve relationships, and enhance overall well-being. DBT is particularly effective for individuals struggling with intense emotions, self-destructive behaviors, and difficulties in interpersonal relationships.

Understanding Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT):

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a therapeutic approach that was originally developed to treat individuals with borderline personality disorder, but it has since proven to be highly effective in addressing a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges. DBT combines cognitive-behavioral techniques with elements of mindfulness and acceptance strategies. One of its core principles is the balancing of acceptance and change, recognizing the need to accept individuals as they are while simultaneously encouraging personal growth and behavior change. DBT equips clients with a range of skills to manage emotions, improve interpersonal relationships, and navigate distressing situations. It is particularly beneficial for those struggling with emotion regulation, self-harm, suicidal ideation, and impulsivity. DBT’s emphasis on validation, self-compassion, and coping strategies provides individuals with the tools they need to create a life worth living, even in the face of significant emotional turmoil or challenging circumstances. This integrative approach has made DBT a valuable resource in the field of mental health, promoting resilience and emotional well-being.

The Benefits of

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT):

Enhanced Emotional Regulation

DBT provides you with valuable skills to effectively manage and regulate intense emotions, allowing you to respond in a balanced and constructive manner.

Reduced Self-Destructive Behaviors

You learn strategies to replace harmful behaviors with constructive alternatives, reducing self-destructive patterns and promoting a safer, more positive lifestyle.

Enhanced Distress Tolerance

DBT equips you with coping mechanisms to tolerate distressing situations without resorting to impulsive or destructive reactions.

Effective Crisis Management

DBT provides you with emergency strategies to manage crises, ensuring a more composed and controlled response during challenging times.

Promotes Self-Acceptance

Through validation and acceptance strategies, DBT helps you accept yourself, acknowledging your worth and fostering a positive self-image.

Encourages a Balanced Life

Learn to balance acceptance and change, understanding when to accept situations and when to strive for change, promoting overall life balance.

Improved Decision-Making Skills

DBT enhances your decision-making abilities by teaching you to consider consequences, values, and facts before making choices.

Promotes Resilience

Through the development of emotional and behavioral skills, DBT fosters resilience, allowing you to bounce back from setbacks and adversities.

Encourages a Constructive Narrative

DBT helps you reframe negative narratives about yourself and the world, fostering a more positive and constructive outlook on life.

Adaptability and Flexibility

By learning to be flexible in your responses to various situations, DBT helps you adapt and navigate life’s changes more effectively.

Enhances Overall Well-Being

By addressing emotional, mental, and behavioral aspects of your life, DBT aims to enhance your overall well-being and promote a fulfilling, meaningful existence.

Our Approach to


Into the Light provides DBT in a supportive and structured environment. Our approach includes:

Individual Therapy

You’ll work one-on-one with a trained DBT therapist to set goals, develop skills, and address specific challenges.

Group Skills Training

DBT often includes group sessions where you’ll learn and practice skills in areas such as emotion regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and mindfulness.

Phone Coaching

In between sessions, you’ll have access to phone coaching to help you apply DBT skills in real-life situations.

Homework Assignments

DBT often includes homework assignments to reinforce skills learned in therapy and to track progress.

Common Issues Addressed with DBT

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is effective in addressing a range of mental health concerns, including but not limited to:

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Mood disorders (e.g., depression, bipolar disorder)

Self-harm and suicidal ideation

Anger management

Substance use disorders

Anxiety disorders

Trauma-related issues

Eating disorders

40% of men Have Never Spoken To Anyone

about their mental health

Why Choose Into the Light for


DBT-Certified Therapists

Our team includes therapists certified in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, ensuring you receive specialized and high-quality care.

Personalized Treatment

We tailor DBT treatment plans to address your specific needs, goals, and areas of concern.

Evidence-Based Care

DBT is recognized as one of the most effective treatments for individuals struggling with emotional dysregulation and self-destructive behaviors.


Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. We maintain strict confidentiality in all our interactions and services.

Get Your Life Back Today

If you are interested in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to improve emotional resilience, manage intense emotions, or address self-destructive behaviors, please reach out to Into the Light. We are here to provide expert treatment, understanding, and support to empower your emotional well-being.

Discover the transformative power of DBT and take the first step towards improving your emotional well-being and building a more fulfilling life. Let Into the Light be your partner on your journey to resilience and recovery.