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DBT Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Working with Teens


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Introduction; PART I: What is DBT?; 1. What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?; 2. Biosocial Theory; 3. The "D" in DBT; 4. DBT Acronyms; 5. DBT is a Lifestyle; 6. Diary Cards; 7. Lists, Information, and Suggestions; PART II: Mindfulness; 1. What is Mindfuless?; 2. WHAT Skills; 3. HOW Skills; 4. Mindfulness Activities; 5. Grounding Techniques; 6. Coloring Sheets; 7. Three States of Mind; PART III: Distress Tolerance; 1. What is Distress Tolerance or DT?; 2. Self-Soothing; 3. Wise Mind ACCEPTS; 4. IMPROVE the Moment; 5. STOP Skill; 6. TIP Skills; 7. Pros and Cons; 8. Willingness vs. Willfulness; 9. Turning the Mind; 10. Radical Acceptance. A. Choosing to Accept Reality. B. Reality Acceptance, Steps; 11. Half Smiling; PART IV: Emotion Regulation; 1. What is Emotion Regulation or ER?; 2. Exploring and Knowing My Emotions; 3. ABC Skills. A. Accumulate Positives. B. Build Mastery. C. Cope Ahead; 4. Riding the Wave; 5. Opposite Action; 6. PLEASE; 7. Lemonade; PART V: Interpersonal Effectiveness; 1. What is Interpersonal Effectiveness or IE?; 2. Repairs; 3. TAPS; 4. THINK; 5. The 4 Horsemen; 6. GIVE; 7. FAST; References

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A collection of activities to teach teens how to practice and track their use of DBT techniques

About the Author

Carol Lozier is a US clinical social worker with over 20 years' experience, and author of books on attachment and adoption. She is based in Louisville, Kentucky.


A wonderful and important addition to the Dialectical Behavioural Therapy world; with numerous fun and clear doodles, activities, and photocopiable worksheets included throughout. This book is written for teenagers, and manages to be engaging and accessible in style; whilst also covering all of the key DBT concepts- from mindfulness, to distress tolerance, to emotional regulation, to interpersonal effectiveness. A useful book for any therapist's shelf. -- Dr Karen Treisman, Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Trainer, and Author of several books including a Therapeutic Treasure Box for Working with Developmental Trauma
Both charming and practical in design, this resource includes engaging and relatable vignettes, individualized homework sheets, and teaching notes for clinicians and instructors. These help facilitate our young clients' deepened understanding of DBT, as well as their ability to effectively apply what they learn to real-life situations. -- Susan M. Clark, author of DBT-Informed Art Therapy: Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and the Creative Process
This book is a wonderful addition to the library of any DBT skills trainer. It can be hard to understand how to implement DBT skills into practice for beginning clinicians. In this book, Lozier has distilled the principles of DBT into an easy-to-read book for clinicians with simplified worksheets for clinicians working with children and adolescents. -- Aditi Vijay, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

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