Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a treatment program which is research proven to increase client confidence in safety and improve life functioning. Clients are taught techniques (skills) which help them understand their emotions, manage emotion dysregulation, and create balance in their relationships. Mindfulness is the core skill. It teaches clients how to focus the attention of their mind; to become more objective when observing themselves and others; and to make choices which will help them create a life worth living. Additional skill sets include: interpersonal effectiveness skills, emotion regulation and distress tolerance.