DBT MINDFULNESS “HOW” Skills

DBT divides mindfulness into two core skill sets: What Skills3 verbs: OBSERVEDESCRIBEPARTICIPATE How Skills3 adverbs: NON-JUDGMENTAL STANCEONE-MINDFULLYEFFECTIVE If you are interested in learning the DBT Skills – I offer several modes of virtual instruction, including my signature DBT Skills in 90 – learn the skills in 1/2 the time of a traditional DBT group! HeadContinue reading “DBT MINDFULNESS “HOW” Skills”

DBT Mindfulness What Skills: Observe, Describe, Participate

Mindfulness is the act of being fully #present to the current moment. In DBT we focus on letting go of judgments and the need to see things as right/wrong. Each moment is just as it should be. DBT breaks mindfulness into six core components Think of the What Skills as Levels of Mindfulness You canContinue reading “DBT Mindfulness What Skills: Observe, Describe, Participate”

Are Judgments Keeping You Down?

Originally published December 15, 2018 on jamieschmidtlpc.com How do you motivate yourself to do better? For years whenever I felt like I was falling short on something, I would call myself as a “Stupid B****.” For many of us, that’s just how we’ve learned to talk to ourselves. Those who shaped us (parents, teachers, coaches,Continue reading “Are Judgments Keeping You Down?”

Trauma 101: Before You Start Trauma Journey

As scary as the journey can be. The path out of that hell is to choose to face the darkness. For those who are engaging in your own trauma work as part of their 2020 intentions, I’d like to share a few guideposts from my own journey.