Benchmark Psychiatric Services, LTD. is a mental health organization dedicated to the provision of child, adult, geriatric, and family wellness.
We offer comprehensive, office-based and on-site psychiatric and counseling services to our clients. Services are currently provided through our offices in Orland Park, Naperville, and Aurora IL, and on-site at numerous skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in Illinois and Kentucky.
We strive to provide a multidisciplinary approach to assessment and treatment of emotional, behavioral, and cognitive difficulties.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a therapy modality that has been found to be effective in treating individuals with borderline personality disorder as well as substance dependence, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and eating disorders. Below is some information that highlights the key elements and how they are effective in treatment.
Key Terms:Dialectics - The mind’s way of understanding concepts and appreciating their polar opposites. For example, the desire to restrict food (as with someone who struggles with anorexia) AND the desire...