The Role of the Individual DBT Therapist

Stephanie Vaughn

Psychē, PLLC Vanderbilt University

Key Points

  1. A primary goal for DBT individual therapists is to help motivate clients.
  2. The relationship between therapist and client in DBT is considered to be a real relationship between equals, involves mutual self-disclosure and is collaborative.

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