DBT Skills Worksheet

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What is the theory behind this DBT skills Worksheet?

People with personality disorders usually face emotional distress has a negative self-image if self and world these things create distress in their interpersonal and social life. Dielectric Behaviour Therapy is adequate to deal with such issues. The four areas in which DBT functions can explain as Mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, and emotion regulation. By developing these skills clients can have better functioning.  

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help to identify their problematic behavior. It will help clients learn and express their ideas about the 4 core therapeutic domains of DBT. By filling out this worksheet clients will have an insight into the overall structure of therapy and they can collaborate with the therapist accordingly. Clients will learn more about DBT and they can express their misconceptions to a therapist which can create hurdles in therapy.   

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet is helpful for a client to have more understanding of therapeutic structure. Instruct clients to identify their maladaptive features by ticking in front of each statement if present. These are skills that clients lack and require therapy to deal with distress. Psycho-educate clients more about their maladaptive behaviors and their negative impact.  Later give an introduction about four core domains of DBT and in the end, ask them to write their understanding of those domains and expectations.

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