Selena Gomez Talks about Mental Health and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Selena Gomez Talks about Mental Health and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

“Selena Gomez, once the most followed star on Instagram and now an artist who uses her voice to raise awareness about mental health, is a month shy of turning 29. Recently, in a conversation with Vogue Australia, the singer opened up about her mental health journey and shared that she has studied Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). “I’ve studied DBT. I’ve been to four treatment centres. I think in mental health, I never understood the stigma until I went to my first treatment centre because that was years ago,” she was quoted as saying.”

Marsha Linehan’s Personal Story

Marsha Linehan’s Personal Story

Ten years ago this week – on June 17, 2011 – Marsha Linehan, PhD, the developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), gathered 300 friends, colleagues and family members at the Institute of Living in Hartford, Connecticut. In a presentation about the origins of DBT...
BPD: Diagnosis Denied

BPD: Diagnosis Denied

Some mental health providers choose not to inform a patient that they meet the diagnostic criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder…

Ben Carey: An Appreciation

Ben Carey: An Appreciation

This past week, the New York Times published the last of Benedict Carey’s 20 years of science essays. The highly thoughtful essay touches on the many research breakthroughs that Carey has covered over the last 20 years. But it’s also a bit of a dystopian/cautionary tale…