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DBT skills for my interview today.

So I used:

I checked the facts:

What is the emotion I want to change? Fear/anxiety.

What is the event prompting my emotion? Interview and a test as part of it. 414 more words

The Loop

Change behaviors that feed depression and anxiety, and change the feelings of depression and anxiety. 251 more words


Opposite Action

Acting on the urge an emotion brings can strengthen that emotion.  Acting opposite of the urge can lead to opposite emotions.  214 more words


Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Most clients I work with get to learn more about DBT or Dialectical Behavior through our conversations. DBT has been around for at least two decades, first developed by psychologist Marsha Linehan. 1,033 more words

Checking The Facts

DBT Group: Week Five - Opposite Action to Change Emotions

Module: Emotion Regulation
List of Handouts and Worksheets covered in group and assigned as homework will be listed at the end of this post. 1,016 more words


Tolerating Overwhelming Emotions

In 1884, William James wrote an article, What is an Emotion? Scientists are still debating this question today.  As clinicians, however, most of us would describe an emotion as a natural instinctive state of mind triggered by circumstances, mood or relationships, or something similar. 1,671 more words

Dialectical Behavior Therapy