Blog & Articles

dialectical behavior therapy

The Eating Recovery Center Blog features frequent updates concerning Eating Recovery Center (ERC), our eating disorder treatment methods and programs, and upcoming meetings and events to help provide patients, families, professionals, and alumni alike with the information they need to understand their condition and enter on a path to long-lasting recovery.


March 21, 2017
In the April 2017 issue of Vogue magazine, Selena Gomez opens up about her experiences with anxiety, panic attacks and depression. Gomez states in the Vogue interview, “DBT has completely changed my life.” If you're wondering what DBT is, our expert explains.
DocumentID: 1924
DocumentTags: alumni, dbt, "dialectical behavior therapy", "dr ellen astrachan fletcher", "insight behavioral health center", patients, "selena gomez"
NodeAliasPath: /blog/March-2017/Selena-Gomez-Loves-DBT-(and-We-Do,-Too)
March 16, 2016
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a therapeutic treatment created for those who struggle with emotional dysregulation. The main goal of DBT treatment is to help an individual create a life they want to be present in. Dialectical Behavior Therapy also endeavors to teach patients with eating disorders a number of valuable life skills.
DocumentID: 756
DocumentTags: #therapythursday, dbt, "dialectical behavior therapy", "dr ellen astrachan-fletcher", patients, professionals, treatment
NodeAliasPath: /blog/2016/DBT-for-Eating-Disorders-(Dialectical-Behavior-The
August 16, 2015
The treatment philosophy in the Eating Recovery Center family of programs leverages various evidence- based therapeutic interventions proven to effectively address eating disorders, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Ongoing use and mastery of DBT skills in the recovery journey can help root out the last strongholds of an eating disorder. In this month’s edition of Lasting Recovery, Kay Watt, MAPC, LPC, CEDS, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Eating Disorder Center of San Antonio ( (EDCASA), shares insights about foundational DBT principles and offers simple strategies for applying DBT skills throughout the recovery journey.
DocumentID: 1808
DocumentTags: dbt, "dialectical behavior therapy", "erc san antonio tx", families, patients, professionals, treatment
NodeAliasPath: /blog/August-2015/Finding-a-Life-Worth-Living-Dialectical-Behavior
chat with us

Eating Recovery Center is accredited through the Joint Commission. This organization seeks to enhance the lives of the persons served in healthcare settings through a consultative accreditation process emphasizing quality, value and optimal outcomes of services.

Organizations that earn the Gold Seal of Approval™ have met or exceeded The Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards to obtain this distinctive and internationally recognized accreditation. Learn more about this accreditation here.

Joint Commission Seal
Schedule a Free Consultation