Janette Patterson

MSW, LMFT, LCMFT

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Couples

DBT Therapy & Skills Training

for Families, Couples and Individuals.

Teens and Adults.

Family

DBT Skills

ADHD

Upcoming Events

Ongoing: A DBT Skills Group for adults, Meets Tuesdays, from 4:45 - 6:00 pm. See flyer in the link below.

October 19, 1:00 - 3:30: Workshop on Living with a Borderline Teen/ Young Adult . More details in the link below.

October 16 thru November 13: Janette presents a series of workshops on DBT Skills for Parents. More details in the link below.

November 7-9:   31st Annual Conference on ADHD.

Janette's Presentation will be on Managing Emotional Dysregulation and Impulsivity in Individuals with ADHD Click here for Conference Information and to register:   HERE for  more info on Janette's presentation.

Download: Borderline Workshop_102019.pdf

Download: DBT Series Workshops_102019.pdf

Download: DBT Skills Group for Adults.pdf

[email protected] • 240.418.8022

Exploring options, finding answers and solutions to situations which trouble you. Life can be challenging, and often we can find ourselves at a point where we wonder how to go on.  We get stuck, feel overwhelmed and discouraged and wonder what the next step is.  No matter what your experience is at this time, if you feel like you can benefit from having a therapist collaborate with you to research stuck patterns and personal problems and create options for recovery and self-improvement, then consider contacting me.  Have a look around this web site and contact me with any questions you have.  I am happy to help.

Introduction

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Couples

One important aspect of creating a successful relationship involves crafting collaborative responses to the the many challenges which all couples inevitably face. Each individual brings his or her own personality, likes and dislikes, past experiences and memories into the relationship. These may mesh or they may not.

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Family therapy or counseling can be tremendously helpful for families where there are stressors that cause one or more family members to become symptomatic. In order to support the family member in distress, the whole family unit needs to be supported. For example, a marital crisis with potential divorce might trigger one or more children to act out.

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Family

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects many individuals, couples and families.  ADHD is a neurological processing disorder, affecting a person’s ability to regulate impulsivity and activity level, as well as to pay attention.  ADHD affects individuals in different ways, but there seem to be some patterns which can be explored.

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DBT—Dialectical Behavior Therapy—is a cognitive behavioral therapy approach that offers strategies and exercises to address severe behavioral and emotional disorders.

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DBT Skills

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About Janette

Janette is a member of The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) & Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

 

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