Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (Observing) →
afflatedzingara: The first “What” skill is Observing, that is, attending to events, emotions, and other behavior responses without necessarily trying to end them because they’re painful or prolong them when they’re pleasant. What we learn is to allow ourselves to experience with awareness, in the moment, whatever is happening, rather than leaving a situation or trying to end an emotion....
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Dialectic Behavioral Therapy Distress Tolerance... →
afflatedzingara: In DBT, there are four categories of Distress Tolerance strategies. These are: Distracting Self-Soothing Improving the Moment Focusing on the Pros and Cons These are strategies that short circuit or help you to cope with overwhelming negative emotions or intolerable situations. They take a lot of practice, but as you get the hang of using some of these techniques, you will...
Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (ACCEPTS) →
afflatedzingara: There are four groups of crisis survival strategies: Distraction, Self-Soothing, Improving the Moment, Pros and Cons. All of these are strategies that help us to get though difficult feelings and situations, to tolerate (deal with, get through, sit with, accept) the things that we can’t immediately change. This is one of the keys to DBT skill usage, to find some of these skills...
Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives...– Brene Brown
Be here and now. Be in the present. Be in the...
Between the Bars.: Cognitive Distortions The Ten... →
fio-na: Cognitive Distortions The Ten Forms of Self Defeating Thoughts 1. ‘All or Nothing’ Thinking You see things in black and white categories If a situation falls short of perfect,you see it as a total failure. When a young woman on a diet ate a spoonful of ice cream, she told herself, ‘ I’ve…