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DBT Therapy Training

What is DBT Therapy?

Dialectical Behavior or DBT Therapy is the most effective treatment for borderline personality disorder. DBT Therapy is the synthesis of traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness skills borrowed from Buddhist practice. Most of today's top drug rehab facilities use DBT and CBT for drug treatment as well. Dr. Marsha Linehan developed DBT therapy to help patients with borderline personality disorder. CBT alone was less than effective in helping these patients. Studies support the claims that DBT therapy is the most effective, if not the only effective borderline personality disorder treatment. Further studies show remarkable efficacy with borderline patients who are also addicted to drugs and alcohol. CBT has also been shown to be highly effective in the treatment of Cocaine addiction.

DBT Skills Training

We'll take you through Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and teach you DBT skills. DBT is generally taught in a skills group, coupled with one-on-one therapy either weekly or more frequently as part of an inpatient treatment program. We strongly recommend that you seek professional treatment with a qualified therapist rather than trying this on your own. Many people use this material in conjunction with DBT Treatment or as a refresher. This material is also useful to patients attending DBT as part of their Borderline Personality Disorder treatment.

1 DBT Recommended Reading 13989
2 DBT Treatment Overview 23268
3 DBT Treatment - Getting Started 18380
4 Section 1 - Interpersonal Communication Skills (EJECT model) 19125
5 Section 2 - Core Mindfulness Skills 41407
6 Video - Mindfulness with Jon Kabat-Zinn 13277
7 Section 3 - Mindfulness Observe, Describe and Participate 28781
8 Section 4 - Mindfulness 'How' Skills 25905
9 DBT Mindfulness Worksheet 41890
10 Guided DBT Mindfulness Meditation Exercises 40943
11 One Mindfully: a poem 15835
12 Section 5 - Distress Tolerance Overview 18451
13 Section 6 - Crisis Survival Strategies DBT Addiction Treatment 12788
14 DBT Crisis Survival Worksheet 35488
15 Section 7 - ACCEPTS Treating Panic, Anxiety and Depression 13560
16 Section 8 - Self-Soothing with Five Senses 31848
17 Section 9 - Improve the Moment 16425
18 Section 10 - Pros & Cons 16634
19 Section 11 - DBT Radical Acceptance 19849
20 Section 12 - DBT Emotion Regulation 16971
21 Section 13 - Describing and Managing Your Feelings and Emotions 31918
22 Section 14 - PLEASE MASTER 17070
23 Section 15 - Increasing Positive Experiences 9489
24 Section 16 - Letting Go of Painful Emotions 33465

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