This is a short little video providing an example of how dialectical behavior therapy skills can be applied in creative contexts. Specifically, this is a poem that I wrote discussing my struggles with Radical Acceptance. Poetry can a be a powerfully effective way to access wise mind to practice self-validation. For me poetry is the only way I have mastered connecting to self-compassion and validation – Pinki Tuscaderr aka Rachel GIll, DBT Peer Connections Founder