House on Fire podcast

House on Fire Podcast

BPS has launched a new DBT-based podcast called House on Fire. Hear our clinicians break down how to use and implement DBT skills in real-world scenarios. It’s a little bit educational, a little bit cheeky and a lot of fun. Check it out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Buzzsprout from the image links below.

House on Fire Podcast on Apple
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Psychology Insights from Behavioral Psych Center

Understanding DBT and its Trauma Adaptations

Understanding DBT and its Trauma Adaptations

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) was originally created by Dr. Marsha Linehan to treat Borderline Personality Disorder. In recent years, DBT has increasingly been found to be effective for any person struggling with up and down, difficult to manage emotions...

Debunking Sleep Myths Part II

Debunking Sleep Myths Part II

Tips and Tricks to Optimize Your Sleep As promised, we could not leave you dark from our last blog post on sleep myths, and we are back with some tips and tricks to optimize sleep! Thankfully, a significant amount of research has taken place to develop methods to...

Debunking Myths about Sleep!

Debunking Myths about Sleep!

Picture this: It’s an important night! You’ve got a big presentation tomorrow! You’re about to meet your in-laws for the first time! You’re traveling first thing in the morning! Whatever the scenario, all you want is to get a good night's sleep, but you’re wide-awake...

Owning Your Attachment Style

Owning Your Attachment Style

Turns out I am anxiously attached…so now what?! Thank you, readers, for patiently waiting! Now that we have learned about what the heck Attachment Style is, we can apply some DBT tools that can help assist us in owning our attachment in a way that maintains our...

Attachment Styles

Attachment Styles

  Do any of the following thoughts ring true for you when dating or in relationship? I feel smothered. She is way too needy. They always leave. He doesn’t respect my space. I feel comfortable being close to my partner. I feel anxious when I am away from my...

Self Compassion

Self Compassion

Recently, in an off-handed, quasi-self deprecating way, a dear friend remarked to me, “If I were to speak to others the way I speak to myself, I don’t think I’d have that many friends.” I was struck by the statement, as my assumptions about this individual ran wholly...

The Adolescent Brain

The Adolescent Brain

Brains are like race cars: Powerful, innovative, dynamic, tough, and function like well-oiled machines. Sometimes, however, steering a race car can be hard to maintain control of. Brains are not that different.   Our brains have their own accelerator as well as a...

Start SMART this New Year

Start SMART this New Year

The New Year is accompanied by a fairly familiar tradition: Setting New Year’s resolutions and then great difficulty actually reaching those resolutions. It is something that, at one point or another, most of us are guilty of experiencing. We pinpoint behaviors to...

The Mindful Brain

The Mindful Brain

The practice of mindfulness can transform us from a rote state to an intentional state. Like a caterpillar morphing into a beautiful butterfly, mindfulness can help transform you into a happier and healthier version of yourself. Yet, what is mindfulness doing in the...

Science & Society: The DBT Brain

Science & Society: The DBT Brain

In the previous blog post on The Neuroplastic Brain, we began to explore how our environment can influence our brain's development through neuroplasticity. Have you ever considered how this plays out in your life? Well, if you are currently or previously engaged in...

Science & Society: The Neuroplastic Brain

Science & Society: The Neuroplastic Brain

Not everything about a person can be explained just by what is happening in their mind. Every day each of us interacts within many systems, some of which are invisible, that can have subtle influences on our neurobiology. We can think about the interplay between our...