One type of therapy used to treat anxiety is talk therapy. This is when someone with an anxiety disorder talks about their anxiety, fear, stress or whatever is bothering them to a therapist or a group of people with their own anxieties. The idea is to express and discuss the thoughts and feelings behind the anxiety so they can be overcome. Talk therapy is a chance to express yourself and learn from others.
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) was invented by Marsha Linehan as a way to treat patients with suicidal ideations, suicidal attempts and self-harm behaviors. She found that she was treating people with borderline personality disorder. Since then, DBT has been used to treat a number of different mental health issues, especially those who have…