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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 12393
2 DBT Treatment Overview 20646
3 DBT Treatment - Getting Started 16442
4 Section 1 - Interpersonal Communication Skills (EJECT model) 16643
5 Section 2 - Core Mindfulness Skills 36808
6 Video - Mindfulness with Jon Kabat-Zinn 11972
7 Section 3 - Mindfulness Observe, Describe and Participate 24114
8 Section 4 - Mindfulness 'How' Skills 21572
9 DBT Mindfulness Worksheet 38737
10 Guided DBT Mindfulness Meditation Exercises 35470
11 One Mindfully: a poem 14407
12 Section 5 - Distress Tolerance Overview 16515
13 Section 6 - Crisis Survival Strategies DBT Addiction Treatment 11311
14 DBT Crisis Survival Worksheet 31752
15 Section 7 - ACCEPTS Treating Panic, Anxiety and Depression 12022
16 Section 8 - Self-Soothing with Five Senses 26087
17 Section 9 - Improve the Moment 13815
18 Section 10 - Pros & Cons 14432
19 Section 11 - DBT Radical Acceptance 17376
20 Section 12 - DBT Emotion Regulation 15541
21 Section 13 - Describing and Managing Your Feelings and Emotions 27424
22 Section 14 - PLEASE MASTER 14365
23 Section 15 - Increasing Positive Experiences 8145
24 Section 16 - Letting Go of Painful Emotions 32118

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