“My life was very erratic, suicide attempts and suicidal ideations, for many years. I was hospitalised either on a voluntary basis or, more often than not, detained under the Mental Health Act. I literally went from one crisis to another. I couldn’t cope with personal life, my mind was in a constant turmoil, I ruminated about the past, and catastrophised about the future.”
At least 135 million people worldwide will suffer from severe problems with emotion regulation in their lifetime.
“Don’t give up! It took 12 years for me to find therapy that really got to the root of issues for me. Before that, therapy helped me survive, and now I’m thriving with DBT.”
Read DBT stories from those who have found hope through DBT.