DBT Quick Tips
a video series teaching emotional regulation skills
The Power Of Action
Skills To Control Pain
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a powerful approach to intense emotional suffering. The skills in this series come from every therapy tradition to help you heal and improve your life.
DBT is an evidence based approach. It’s considered the gold standard treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. It’s also effective in treating PTSD, trauma, eating disorders, other personality disorders, high conflict marriages, and adolescent behavioral issues.
Learn seven strategies to shave away the layers of pain that will make things tolerable and maybe even enjoyable.
Focusing on our five sense, we can steer our bodies away from exploding.
Distraction strategies are key when emotions begin to get out of hand.
The TIP skills won’t get rid of your emotions but will disrupt them long enough to clear your head and move in the direction you want.
STOP skills help you literally stop dead in your tracks long enough to keep from being sucked into a bad situation. Learn how.
Not every DBT skill is meant to make life better. Some are designed to guard you from life getting worse. Check out this group of skills.
Acting effectively is a more useful approach to life than being right. Learn how.
Multitasking doesn’t help. Research shows it slows you down creating unnecessary stress. This skill will help you do the best you can no matter what life throws at you.
Judgments simplify life far too much to be fair drowning us in toxic negativity. Learn how to escape this trap.
This mindfulness technique will bring your body into the world in a focused way.