DBT 5 Senses Worksheet
What is the theory behind this DBT 5 Senses Worksheet?
Clients with different disorders often indulge in overwhelming situations where they are out of their senses and unable to think. In that situation, individuals are vulnerable to harming themselves and causing destruction in impulsivity and they commit such acts to get rid of overwhelming problems. To deal with such conditions several distraction techniques have been identified to bring clients out of that discomfort and to make them more easily in such conditions. 5 senses techniques are one of them in which we use 5 senses to distract ourselves during such conditions.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will help clients deal with overwhelming conditions. It helps clients to deal with their internal anxiety and help them control their associated physical symptoms. The worksheet will activate different parts of the brain by stimulating all the senses and it will be able to deal with their anxiety. Clients can have more sense of control and they can deal with situations in a more realistic way.
How to use the worksheet?
This worksheet will help clients to distract themselves in overwhelming situations. Instruct the to read the instructions carefully. It encouraged therapists to help clients how to use their senses to distract themselves. Ask the client to involve all five senses in order to distract themselves. And write the activity they use to distract themselves by using mentioned sense.
You can download this worksheet here.