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Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Private Practice: A Practical and Comprehensive Guide

Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Private Practice: A Practical and Comprehensive Guide

by Thomas Marra


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608829064
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 04/01/2005
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Thomas Marra, PhD, founded and directed one of the first inpatient psychiatric programs using dialectic behavior therapy as the clinical focus of treatment for every patient admitted to the facility, regardless of diagnosis. He has practical and theoretical experience in treating a wide patient population using the principles and strategies of DBT. He has been practicing clinical psychology for 25 years, first as a military psychologist in both inpatient and outpatient settings, then in civilian settings as administrator, trainer, and clinician. He is author of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Private Practice and Depressed and Anxious.

Table of Contents

Introduction: How to Use This Book1
Chapter 1Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A New Theoretical Orientation5
Chapter 2Evidence for the Effectiveness of DBT17
Chapter 3Pathogenesis: Emotion Regulation as a Core Therapeutic Target43
Chapter 4Pathotopology: Dialectic Conflict as a Core Therapeutic Target67
Chapter 5Dialectic Psychotherapy: Balancing Acceptance with Change89
Chapter 6DBT: Not Just for Borderlines Anymore115
Chapter 7Psychological Coping Skills Replace Escape and Avoidance177
Chapter 8Conducting DBT in Private Practice217
AppendixHow to Use the CD253

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