The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance

Front Cover, Apr 15, 2010 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 437 pages
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By a distinguished team of authors, this workbook offers readers unprecedented access to the core skills of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), formerly available only through complicated professional books and a small handful of topical workbooks. These straightforward, step-by-step exercises will bring DBT core skills to thousands who need it....

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I found for the student who has trouble with understanding the concept of the DBT course using Linderman's (1993 worksheets in class) = tell me that this book simplifies what the lecturer is trying to convey. I use this in conjunction Bipolar Affected Disorder for DBT

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stick pins into a voodoo doll? Are you kidding me? Are we in Haiti? This is crazy advice. see page 16


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Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, When Anger Hurts, and ACT on Life Not on Anger. He has also penned two fiction novels, Us and The Wawona Hotel. McKay received his PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression. He lives and works in the Bay Area.

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