Based on the best-selling The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Workbook, this powerful and portable card deck presents 52 practices to help you balance your emotions and improve your life!
First developed for treating borderline personality disorder, dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) has proven effective as treatment for a range of other mental health problems, especially for those characterized by overwhelming emotions. Now, you can easily and quickly access this powerful therapy method in bite-sized pieces.
The 52 cards are split into four core skill sets: Distress Tolerance, Mindfulness, Emotional Regulations and Interpersonal Effectiveness and each skill set has thirteen exercises.
Distress Tolerance Skills
Emotional regulation skills
Interpersonal Effectiveness skills
Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and co-authored numerous books
Jeffrey C. Wood, PsyD, lives and works in Las Vegas, NV. He specializes in brief therapy treatments for depression, anxiety, and trauma. He also provides coaching for spiritual development, communication skills development and life-skills coaching
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