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Playball40
We have our first RO-DBT appointment for Thursday.  Can anyone tell me what to expect and does it cover more than just AN?  Looking for help in dealing with anxiety/emotion as daughter is cutting a lot these days.  Anything I should be asking?

Thanks,

Caroline
Caroline
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deenl
Hi,

I think this form of DBT sounds really promising. Here is a presentation I came across via google http://dbt.no/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/lynch.pdf 
There is also a website http://www.radicallyopen.net/about/

Please keep us posted as I would be very interested to hear if you find it useful.

Best of luck,
D
2015 12yo son restricting but no body image issues, no fat phobia; lost weight IP! Oct 2015 home, stable but no progress. Medical hosp to kick start recovery Feb 2016. Slowly and cautiously gaining weight at home and seeing signs of our real kid.

May 2017 Hovering around WR. Mood great, mostly. Building up hour by hour at school after 18 months at home. Summer 2017 Happy, first trip away in years, food variety, begin socialising. Sept 2017, back to school FT first time in 2 years. [thumb] 2018 growing so fast hard to keep pace with weight
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