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Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Wellness and Recovery: Interventions and Activities for Diverse Client Needs
Bein, Andrew
Wiley / Softcover / 2013-10-01 / 1118653335
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) / Addiction
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272 pages
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This hands-on guide addresses the present day realities of applying dialectical behavior therapy in a mental health and substance abuse recovery context. The book presents the DBT concept, Wise Mind, as adapted by author Andrew Bein, as central to a simple, powerful, empirically supported framework that respectfully engages clients in their own efforts to enhance personal well-being. The book includes empirically supported exercises with an emphasis on collaboration and client empowerment using a recovery oriented model for client treatment and improved outcomes.


Chapter One Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Toward Access for Diverse Client Needs
Gifts of Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Chapter Two Emotion Regulation and Resilience: Developing Wise Mind
Emotion Regulation Strategies and Helping Framework
The Skillfulness Of Intention: Am I In Wise Mind?
The Intention of Self-Compassion
Mindfulness of the Moment
Responding To Emotions in the Moment
Expanding the Moment: Resilience-Building and the Bigger Picture
Validation and Acceptance to Support Client Change
Chapter Three Applying DBT to Mental Health and Substance Abuse Recovery
Practicing Mental Health Recovery in DBT-WR
Motivational Interviewing
Substance Abuse Recovery
Chapter Four Accounting for Trauma
Trauma to Normalize Emotion Regulation Challenges
Neuroscience Engenders Hope and Interest
Acknowledgment of Trauma and Extreme Stress Validates Clients
Being Mindful of Trauma in the Here-and-Now
Resilient Zone
Chapter Five Clinician’s Use-of-Self: Foundation for Effective Practice
Strong Back, Soft Front
Use-of-Self Interface with Radical Acceptance
Intention and Mindfulness Fueling Effective Practice
Use-of-Self with Challenging Clients and Circumstances
Responding to Diversity as Opportunity Not as Nuisance
Practitioner Non-Defensiveness
Language of Invitation
Use-of-Self Summary
Chapter Six Lessons and Activities: Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Wellness and Recovery
Principles for Using Lessons
Session Structure and Flow
Approaching the Lessons with a Light-Hearted Spirit
Lesson 1: Mindfulness and the Brain
Lesson 2: Facing Emotions & Thoughts & Improving the Moment
Lesson 3: Dealing With Judgments
Lesson 4: Expanding the Moment
Lesson 5: Dealing with Difficult Times:
Lesson 6: Opposite Action
Lesson 7: Not Getting Stuck Doing the Usual
Exercise 8: Friend to Self: Willing Participation and Mindful Walking
Lesson 9: Primary and Secondary Emotions
Lesson 10: Friend to Self: Doing what is Needed & Self-Care
Lesson 11: Getting Grounded: Finding Wellness Amidst Distress, Anxiety, and Worry
Lesson 12: Finding the Zone: Moving from Suffering to Balance
Lesson13: Self-Nurturance and Joy
Lesson14: Effective Speech and Telling the Truth
Lesson 15: Inspiring the World with Our Courage and Path

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