cPTSD vs. PTSD: What’s the Difference?

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (cPTSD) is somewhat different from PTSD. Here’s what you need to know about distinguishing cPTSD from PTSD and the treatment for each of these conditions. What Is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a syndrome that affects some people who have been through a traumatic event. Traumatic events typically involve……

DBT GIVE skills

Your Easy Guide to the DBT’s GIVE Skills

Not every relationship is worth preserving. For those relationships you want to maintain or improve, The ‘GIVE’ skills from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) help you do just that. G — (Be) Gentle. One part of being gentle is to avoid being attacking or threatening in your communication. These types of actions are likely to put……