What Does Dialectical Mean?

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We all get used to using acronyms, but sometimes we don’t know quite what they mean. DBT, or Dialectical Behavior Therapy, for example, is a type of treatment that is very effective for emotion regulation problems or “feeling too much, too quick, too soon.” It’s a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), but what does Dialectical actually mean? The following article gives a great explanation of DBT and how it works: What Does Dialectical Mean?