Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an effective treatment for people who struggle to manage their emotions, stress, relationships and impulsive behaviors. DBT combines cognitive-behavioral-therapy and mindfulness practice.
Are you Experiencing Difficulties in Your Relationship with Others
With Partner, Spouse, Family Member, Co-worker, or Friends
1. Do routine discussions often erupt into destructive arguments?
2. Do you or your partner often withdraw or refuse to talk about important issues?
3. Do the people you communicate with often disregard what you say or use hurtful putdowns?
4. Does it seem as if the things you say are often heard much more negatively than you intended?
5. Do you feel that there has to be a winner and loser when you disagree?
6. Do your personal relationships often take an unnecessary back seat to other interests?
7. Do you often think about what it would be like to be with someone else?
8. Does the thought of being with your partner a few years from now disturb you?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may want to consider counseling before your relationships becomes distant and destructive.
**Disclaimer: This tool is not a substitute for psychological testing, a form of psycho-therapy or mental health treatment.
If you are experiencing marital unhappiness and would like help or more information,
Please contact…. Susan Simon-Fleischer, MSW, LCSW (973) 535-3626