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"
Includes clinical examples from an infant psychiatry service in Switzerland, from a psychologist in Africa and from the roughest sections of Newark. Also included are a clinician with infants and parents in an affluent suburb of Chicago and in rural Maine
Contents: pt. 1. Opportunities for intervention -- pt. 2. Principles of intervention -- pt. 3. Issues in clinical infant mental health
This book fills the gap in the market for an introductory text on mental health nurses that explores the psychological interventions used with mental health patient groups. For the purposes of this book a psychological intervention is broadly understood as a mental health nursing intervention which is underpinned by psychological methods and theory.
It also has the intention of improving biopsychosocial functioning and it is usually delivered via a therapeutically structured relationship