Intersession Contact and Telephone Coaching in DBT

Stephanie Vaughn

Psychē, PLLC Vanderbilt University

Key Points

  1. Inter-session contact includes any communication between therapists and patients other than that which occurs during designated therapy sessions.
  2. Inter-session contact is not therapy.
  3. In DBT, a patient does not have to be in crisis in order to contact the therapist.

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