These are the books that we recommend reading at the start of your training in DBT. They include Dr. Linehan’s original book on CBT of Borderline Personality Disorder, the Skills Training Manual, DBT with Suicidal Adolescents, DBT in Clinical Practice, and Don’t Shoot the Dog. If you are planning to attend a Behavioral Tech training, please consult the Details Page of the training you are interested in to see which of these books we recommend reading before you attend a training.
This groundbreaking book gives clinicians a new set of tools for helping people overcome binge-eating disorder and bulimia.
This book provides a clear and structured overview of a complex treatment. It is written for both practicing clinicians and students wishing to learn more about DBT and how it differs from the other cognitive behaviour therapies.
This book begins with an explanation of rational emotive behavior therapy as a general treatment model and then addresses different treatment modalities, including individual, couple, family, and sex therapy.
The ABC's of Human Behavior offers you, the practicing clinician, a solid and practical introduction to the basics of modern behavioral psychology. The book focuses both on the classical principles of learning as well as more recent developments that explain language and cognition in behavioral and contextual terms.
The much awaited updated edition of Dr. Marsha Linehan’s Skills Manual is available now! This step-by-step guide is a comprehensive resource providing vital tools for implementing DBT Skills Training.
Featuring more than 225 user-friendly handouts and worksheets, this is an essential resource for clients in Dialectical Behavior Therapy™ (DBT) skills training groups or individual therapy. All of the handouts and worksheets discussed in Dr. Marsha Linehan's DBT Skills Training Manual for Clinicians, Second Edition, are provided, together with brief introductions to each module written expressly for clients.
From leading experts who have trained thousands of professionals in Dialectical Behavior Therapy™ (DBT), this manual provides indispensable tools for treating adolescents with emotional or behavioral problems of any level of severity and is now available for pre-order.
For the average clinician, clinic, or inpatient facility, individuals with borderline personality disorder often represent the most difficult and insoluble cases. This groundbreaking volume remains a standard reference for Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
This book is the original edition of the step-by-step guide to teaching clients four sets of DBT skills: interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and mindfulness.
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Filling a tremendous need, this highly practical book adapts the proven techniques of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to treatment of multi-problem adolescents at highest risk for suicidal behavior and self-injury.
Highly recommended by Dr. Linehan, This book offers a brilliant explanation of positive reinforcement and operant conditioning, and in turn, how to use these principles in shaping behavior. Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made "Don't Shoot the Dog" a bestselling classic!
First developed to treat suicidal individuals with borderline personality disorder, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has since been adapted to a range of settings and populations. This practical book--edited by close collaborators of DBT originator Marsha M. Linehan--presents applications for depression, substance dependence, eating disorders, psychosis, suicidal and assaultive behaviors, and other complex problems. Leading contributors, including Linehan herself, describe how to implement this evidence-based treatment with adults, adolescents, couples and families, and forensic clients. Issues in establishing and maintaining an effective DBT program are also addressed. Special features include over a dozen reproducible worksheets and forms.
These are books that, while they may not talk about DBT specifically, are useful references for clinicians who are using DBT, or who want to learn more about Mindfulness-based treatments and CBT.
In this fully updated second edition, the authors provide a detailed, step-by-step guide to behavioral interventions in CBT. They discuss case formulation and treatment planning, core behavioral intervention strategies, and innovative approaches such as acceptance, mindfulness, and a behavioral approach to cognition. They look at key behavioral techniques, such as self-monitoring, behavioral activations, exposure therapy, and skills training, that are essential features of CBT practice. The behavioral framework they describe is practical and accessible to clinicians and students with varying degrees of behavioral training.
Exposure-based therapies have been extensively researched and proven effective with a variety of problems including phobias, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. This book presents much of this information in one place for use as a reference by clinicians.
This book comes highly recommended by Dr. Linehan.
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This book presents a roadmap for understanding and treating self-destructive behavior, including suicidality, and helping clients develop the crucial capacity to regulate their emotions. Koerner explains the DBT approach to case formulation, offering guidance for prioritizing therapeutic goals and creating an individualized treatment plan.
ACT is based on the idea that psychological rigidity is a root cause of a wide range of clinical problems. The authors describe effective, innovative ways to cultivate psychological flexibility in this major revision of the seminal work.
From leading DBT trainers Heard and Swales, this books explores problem solving, a core component of DBT. Guidelines are given for successfully implementing the full range of DBT problem-solving strategies.
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills have been demonstrated to be effective in helping adolescents manage difficult emotional situations, cope with stress, and make better decisions. From leading experts in DBT and school-based interventions, this unique manual offers the first nonclinical application of DBT skills.
The straightforward, step-by-step format of this workbook brings you this new therapy for the first time. Its engaging exercises make it easy for you to focus on activities that will inspire you with feelings of pleasure, mastery, and engagement.
These are books that are written for non-clinicians on a variety of related topics.
Anthony de Mello shares 124 stories from a variety of traditions, both ancient and modern, using the age-old medium of parable to illustrate profound contemporary realities about our everyday concerns and our common spiritual quest.
Self-injury can be as addictive as any drug, and the secrecy and shame many sufferers feel about this behavior can keep them feeling trapped. But if you're ready to replace self-harm with a set of healthy coping skills, this compassionate and practical book can help.
People with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can often be intensely caring, warm, smart, and funny – but their behavior often drives away the people closest to them. Empathic, hopeful, and science based, this is the first book for family and friends grounded in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), the most effective treatment for this disorder.
In Taking the Path of Zen Robert Aitken presents the practice, lifestyle, rationale, and ideology of Zen Buddhism with remarkable clarity.
Benedictine monk and Zen Master, Willigis Jäger, a well-know authority on the subject of humanity's mystical traditions, describes the spiritual path while explaining what is involved in mystical experience.
A compassionate and informative guide to understanding this profoundly unsettling--and widely misunderstood--mental illness, believed to affect approximately 6% of the general population. Rather than viewing people with BPD as manipulative opponents in a bitter struggle, or pitying them as emotional invalids, Valerie Porr cites cutting-edge science to show that BPD is a true neurobiological disorder.
Expanding on the core skill of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder will help you target and successfully manage many of the familiar symptoms of BPD.
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This DBT Workbook offers powerful, proven-effective skills for dealing with anger to help you understand and manage anger before it gets the better of you.
The Mindfulness Solution for Intense Emotions offers breakthrough, new mindfulness skills and exercises drawn from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to help you move past harmful emotions.
Discovering that their teen “cuts” is absolutely terrifying for parents. Without a clear understanding of what motivates cutting, many worry their teen may be contemplating suicide. Michael R. Hollander, a leading authority on teen self-injury, gives parents the straight facts about this alarming behavior--and explains what they can do to make it stop.
The book is organized as a series of answers to questions common to BPD sufferers: What is BPD? How long does it last? What other problems co-occur with BPD? Overviews what we currently know about BPD make up the first section of the book. Later chapters cover several common treatment approaches to BPD: dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mentalization-based therapy (MBT), and medical treatment using psychoactive drugs. In the last sections of the book, readers learn a range of day-to-day coping skills that can help moderate the symptoms of BPD.
These are manual and client workbook sets for other evidence-based treatments.
An invaluable workbook that teaches you how to emotionally process your traumatic experience in order to reduce your PTSD and other trauma-related problems.
Complete with case examples and strategies for dealing with problems, this user-friendly guide is a dependable resource that no clinician can do without.
With these books, users can be active participants who successfully overcome their compulsive hoarding.
This guide on Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a must-have for all practicing mental health professionals.
A unique resource that helps clients overcome Generalized Anxiety Disorder alongside their therapist.
Used in conjunction with the corresponding client workbook, this therapist guide offers effective treatment strategies that follow an empirically-supported treatment approach.
The treatment described in this Therapist Guide is specifically designed for adolescents with panic disorder and agoraphobia. This program is comprised of 12 sessions to be delivered over an 11-week period. This book is part of the Treatments that Work Series published by Oxford University Press.
This workbook is meant to accompany the Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic for Adolescents Therapist Guide for the effective treatment of panic disorder and agoraphobia and adolescents. This book is part of the Treatments that Work Series published by Oxford University Press.
This revised workbook is designed for patients' use as they work, either with a qualified mental health professional or on their own, to manage social anxiety.
The second edition of this therapist guide is designed to give mental health professionals the necessary tools to assess and treat social anxiety disorder.
The program described in this workbook has proved to be the most effective treatment available for fears and phobias to date. It has a success rate of up to 90% with as little as one treatment session. This book is part of the Treatments that Work Series published by Oxford University Press.
Written by renowned researchers, this Therapist Guide provides you with all the information you need to help your clients ease their anxiety and conquer their fears. Whether they are afraid of dentists, dogs, or driving, you can teach your clients the necessary skills to overcome their phobia in as little as a few weeks. This book is part of the Treatments that Work Series published by Oxford University Press.
This guide gives clinicians the information they need to treat clients who exhibit the symptoms of PTSD. It is based on the principles of Prolonged Exposure Therapy, the most scientifically-tested and proven treatment that has been used to effectively treat victims of all types of trauma. Whether your client is a veteran of combat, a victim of a physical or sexual assault, or a casualty of a motor vehicle accident, the techniques and strategies outlined in this book will help.
This book is part of the Treatments that Work Series published by Oxford University Press.
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