DBT: One Parent’s Journey
with Kimm Angel
with Kimm Angel
Episode 20, Season 1 | February 25, 2021
From following your instincts and asking for help to taking your family’s temperature and practicing “Wise Mind,” today’s podcast episode offers a heartfelt and authentic glimpse into one family’s journey with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). DBT is an intensive therapeutic approach teaching social emotional and resilience skills that can help adolescents struggling with emotion regulation, excessive worrying, withdrawing from friends, self-harm and/or suicidality. Kimm Angel, a Marketing Associate at CHC and mom of two daughters, encourages listeners first and foremost to listen to their gut: “No one knows your child better than you do. You’re not overreacting and you are a good parent.” Tune in today to learn more about how DBT can help your family heal.
Kimm is a Bay Area native and has recently joined Children’s Health Council as a communication specialist within CHC’s marketing team. Past work experience includes working in development at The Stanford Fund where she assisted in prospect, volunteer management and communications. Kimm has a strong passion for teens. She recently recruited and trained a team of high school leaders to deliver over 1000 hours of community service annually. Outside of CHC, Kimm enjoys hanging out with her two daughters, listening to music and finding time alone with a good book.
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From CHC's Resource Library:
A Parent’s Guide to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) [presentation]
Understanding the Foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Part I [presentation]
Understanding the Foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Part II [presentation]
DBT Can Help Traumatized, Suicidal Youth Manage Emotions
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Fact Sheet [downloadable]
Dialectical Behavior Therapy — Skills for Taking Control of Your Thoughts, Emotions, and Relationships [web resource]
Dr. Marsha Linehan Explains Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Explained