Crisis Survival Skills: Part Two: Improving the Moment and Pros and Cons

Crisis Survival Skills: Part Two: Improving the Moment and Pros and Cons

by Marsha M. Linehan
     
 

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The skills addressed here help clients "control the moment" and protect themselves from impulsive or self-destructive responses to difficult situations. Covered are straightforward techniques for seeing the light at the end of the tunnel and staying focused on long-term goals--using tools as simple as a pencil and paper.  See more details below

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The skills addressed here help clients "control the moment" and protect themselves from impulsive or self-destructive responses to difficult situations. Covered are straightforward techniques for seeing the light at the end of the tunnel and staying focused on long-term goals--using tools as simple as a pencil and paper.

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"FABULOUS! The tapes can be very helpful to individuals new to dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) as well as those who are more familiar with DBT skills. The video series is beneficial to both clinicians and clients. I have been teaching DBT skills for over 8 years and to have the opportunity to watch Dr. Linehan teach the skills will assist me in teaching the skills more effectively. The video series has also provided me with new ideas for various teaching points. The videos are very clear and concise in the teaching style as well as humorous!"--Gwen Anney-Cunningham, CSW

"Dr. Linehan has once again done a masterful job of explaining the concepts in a very understandable manner. I have been teaching this material for 9 years, and by watching these videos, was still able to pick up a number of pointers about teaching it more effectively. I have loaned the videos to clients, and they found them helpful not only for themselves, but they also shared them with other DBT clients and groups. This video series is a great addition to my tool kit to use with my clients (and peers!)."--Beverly Long, DBT Training Coordinator

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933464015
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Product dimensions:
6.56(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.58(d)

Meet the Author

Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, is the developer of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and Professor of Psychology and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics at the University of Washington. Her primary research interest is in the development and evaluation of evidence-based treatments for populations with high suicide risk and multiple, severe mental disorders.

Dr. Linehan's contributions to suicide research and clinical psychology research have been recognized with numerous awards, including the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation and the James McKeen Cattell Award from the Association for Psychological Science. In her honor, the American Association of Suicidology created the Marsha Linehan Award for Outstanding Research in the Treatment of Suicidal Behavior.

She is a Zen master and teaches Zen mindfulness and contemplative practices via workshops and retreats for health care providers.

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