About DBT – Scarlett Shockley
Are you tired of being called “moody,” “overly-sensitive,” or “needy”? Do you feel like no one really ‘gets’ you? Then complete the questionnaire below and see if DBT would helpful for you.
-Do you have frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment?-Do you have a pattern of unstable and intense interpersonal relationships characterized by alternating between extremes of idealization and devaluation?-Do you have an identity disturbance: markedly and persistently unstable self-image or sense of self?-Are you impulsive in at least two areas that are potentially self-damaging (e.g. spending, sex, substance abuse, reckless driving, binge eating)?-Do you have recurrent suicidal behavior, gestures, or threats, or self-mutilating behavior?-Do you have affective (mood) instability due to a marked reactivity of mood (e.g. intense episodic dysphoria (being without any pleasure), irritability, or anxiety usually lasting a few hours and only rarely more than a few days)?-Do you have chronic feelings of emptiness?-Do you have inappropriate, intense anger or difficulty controlling anger (e.g. frequent displays of temper, constant anger, recurrent physical fights)?-Do you have transient, stress-related paranoid thoughts or severe dissociative (feeling out of touch) symptoms?