From Marsha M. Linehan--the developer of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)--this comprehensive resource provides vital tools for implementing DBT skills training. The teaching notes and reproducible handouts and worksheets used for over two decades by hundreds of thousands of practitioners have been significantly revised and expanded to reflect important research and clinical advances. The book gives complete instructions for orienting individuals with a wide range of problems to DBT and teaching them mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance skills. Handouts and worksheets are not included in the book; purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print all the handouts and worksheets discussed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size"
Summary: Shows Marsha M. Linehan teaching patients the use of such skills as mindfulness, distress intolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and emotional regulation in order to manage extreme beliefs and behaviors. Viewers see segments of actual case sessions (with patients' identities protected) that vividly illustrate the nature of the disorder and intense discomfort these clients suffer
With: Understanding borderline personality disorder : the dialectical approach : program manual