Pioneering clinician and researcher Marsha M. Linehan brings her therapeutic wisdom and down-to-earth style directly to clients in these five outstanding skills training videos. Anyone who has attended Linehan's professional workshops can attest to her masterful instructional approach and empathic presence. Now clients can experience Linehan's teaching first-hand with these easy-to-follow programs enhanced by engaging audiovisual effects. Demonstrated are simple yet powerful techniques for emotion regulation as clients are guided to develop new patterns of behavior and practice them in everyday life. Grounded in the concepts and procedures presented in Linehan's bestselling books, the videos are designed for use on their own or in conjunction with the Skills Training Manual. They are also ideal viewing for clinicians and students seeking to develop their skills training expertise.
From Suffering to Freedom:
Why do some people seem to be strengthened by pain, while others are literally destroyed by suffering? This program teaches how to alleviate suffering by accepting the world as it is. Revealed are the three skills that have enabled ordinary people to cope with extraordinary problems, disappointments, and seemingly unconquerable personal trauma. Examples drawn from years of clinical experience and research are used to demonstrate proven techniques for dealing with circumstances that "shouldn't be," but are.