Selena Gomez Says Dialectical Behavior Therapy Changed Her Life — What Is It? Cory Stieg ‎March‎ ‎16‎, ‎2017 react-text: 653 , /react-text ‎2‎:‎35‎ ‎PM Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage. Selena Gomez said something in a Vogue interview that just doesn't get said often enough: Therapy is awesome. "I wish more people would talk about therapy," Gomez says. "We girls, we’re taught to be almost too resilient, to be strong and sexy and cool and laid-back, the girl who’s down. We also need to feel allowed to fall apart." Gomez was referring to the specific technique of therapy she engages in, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Gomez said "DBT completely changed my life," and according to the story, sh