[<< wikibooks] Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
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DBT is based upon the work of Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D. who developed this treatment for people with Borderline Personality Disorder, see Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder by Marsha M. Linehan ISBN 0898620341.


== Table of Contents ==

Core Mindfulness Skills
Observe
Describe
Participate
Non-Judgmentally
One-Mindfully
Effectively
Wise MindEmotion Regulation Skills
Identifying and labeling emotions
Understanding the function of emotions
Identifying obstacles to changing emotions
Reducing vulnerability to “emotion mind”
Increasing positive emotional events
Increasing mindfulness to current emotions
Taking opposite action
Applying distress tolerance techniquesInterpersonal Effectiveness Skills
Attending to Relationships
Balancing Priorities vs. Demands in Life and Relationships
Options for Intensity of Asking or Saying No, and Factors to Consider in Deciding
Objective Effectiveness
Relationship Effectiveness
Self-Respect EffectivenessDistress Tolerance Skills
Distracting
Self-soothing
Improving the moment
Thinking of pros and cons.
Radical Acceptance
Turning the mind toward acceptance
Willingness versus Willfulness.