DBT TIPP Worksheet

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TIPP is a technique used to control overwhelming emotions in times of crisis or high emotional states.

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of talking therapy specifically adapted to treat individuals who suffer from extremely intense emotions.

DBT focuses on providing therapeutic skills in mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and The Middle Path.

TIPP is a DBT distress tolerance skill. It is an acronym that stands for Temperature, Intense Exercise, Paced Breathing, and Paired Muscle Relaxation.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet will help individuals calm down during a crisis to a level where they can cope with difficult situations and feelings. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet should be used as a tool to control your intense emotions.

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DBT Self-Help. (No Date). TIPP: Changing Your Body Chemistry. Available at: https://dbtselfhelp.com/dbt-skills-list/distress-tolerance/tipp/. [Accessed December 13, 2022]


Manhattan Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. (© 20220. Your Easy Guide to DBT’s TIPP Skills. Available at: https://www.manhattancbt.com/archives/1452/dbt-tipp-skills/. [Accessed December 13, 2022]