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


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More Than a Treatment Strategy-A Whole New Direction in Psychotherapy More than just a new behavioral treatment approach, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) marks a whole new theoretical orientation to the practice of clinical psychology-a rethinking of the causes, descriptions, and treatments of acute mental disorders. This volume offers a detailed explication of DBT in theory and practice. Designed to teach professionals how to use this method in a private-practice setting to treat a range of disorders, this book includes a clear and concise presentation of: DBT and its orientation within the larger context of psychotherapy Dialectic conflict and its role in sustaining mental disorders The DBT coping skill set: meaning-making, mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and strategic behavior skills Practical applications of DBT to a number of acute mental disorders Includes a weblink to client worksheets and five skills-training slide shows


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General Fields

  • : 9781608829064
  • : New Harbinger Publications
  • : New Harbinger
  • : May 2005
  • : 251mm X 175mm X 18mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 616.89142
  • : JM
  • : black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures