In this episode, author and psychotherapist Sheri Van Dijk, a renowned expert in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), delves into the intricacies of decision-making and the three states of mind that influence our choices. She explores Emotion Mind, where our emotions take control, Reasonable Mind, where rational thinking prevails, and the harmonious intersection of the two known as Wise Mind.
Drawing from scientific research and her extensive experience in DBT, Sheri offers practical solutions rooted in mindfulness and DBT techniques. She highlights the importance of grounding techniques, such as the Downward Dog exercise, to activate the parasympathetic nervous system and promote calmness, thereby enhancing our ability to make sound decisions.
As an accomplished author, Sheri’s expertise is showcased through her highly acclaimed books, including “Calming the Emotional Storm” and “DBT Made Simple”. Through this episode, she guides listeners on a transformative journey, illuminating the path to mindful decision-making. Discover how you can integrate practical DBT strategies into your daily life, empower yourself to make better choices and cultivate a sense of inner harmony and fulfilment.