Tag: responsibility

Posted on: June 19, 2021 Posted by: Audra Potter Comments: 0

DBT Assumptions: Fault vs. Responsibility

  In Marsha Linehan’s book Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder she writes about assumptions about borderline patients and therapy.  However, these could easily be assumptions about people and the task of living.  Assumption #4 states that “Patients may not have caused all their problems, but they have to solve them anyway.”  What exactly does this mean?  This means that not everything that happens to us is our fault. …