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"
1. Overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy 2. Adopt or Adapt?: Fidelity Matters 3. Implementing Standard Dialectical Behavior Therapy in an Outpatient Setting 4. Dialectical Behavior Therapy on Inpatient Units 5. Implementing Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Residential Forensic Settings with Adults and Juveniles 6. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Dependence 7. Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Eating Disorders 8. Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Families 9. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents 10. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Depression with Comorbid Personality Disorder: An Extension of Standard Dialectical Behavior Therapy with a Special Emphasis on the Treatment of Older Adults 11. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Assertive Community Treatment Teams 12. Evaluating Your Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program
Rationale for Psychosocial Skills Training with Borderline Clients -- Practical Issues in Psychosocial Skills Training -- Session Format and Starting Skills Training -- Application of Structural Strategies and Skills Training Procedures to Psychosocial Skills Training -- Application of Other Strategies and Procedures to Psychosocial Skills Training -- Session-by-Session Outlines for Psychosocial Skills Training -- Core Mindfulness Skills -- Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills -- Emotion Regulation Skills -- Distress Tolerance Skills.
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