Don`t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Can Put You in Control


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Published USA, 2003
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is an eclectic mix of cognitive-behavioural techniques, skills training, Zen and existentialism that has been honed for the treatment of the highest reactors among us - those with Borderline Personality Disorder. The author uses DBT techniques, worksheets and assessment exercises to teach us to pay attention to emotions when they arise, assess our blocks to controlling them, and finally overcome these blocks and eliminate overpowering feelings.

Why Do My Emotions Hurt So Much?
Mindfulness to Emotion
Identifying Your Emotional Triggers
Emotional Fallout
Challenging Your Self-Talk
Relationship Skills
Intimacy Skills
Survival and Acceptance
The Emotion Thesaurus

Scott Spradlin is a therapist specializing in the treatment of highly reactive clients using DBT. He is based in Kansas, USA.
Large-format paperback. 204 pages

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