Emotion Regulation Therapy Worksheet

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What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a talking therapy adapted to treat individuals suffering from highly intense emotions.

DBT is used to help individuals manage their problems by changing how they think and behave. 

Emotion regulation is a DBT module that involves psycho-education about emotions, teaches skills to change unwanted emotions, and builds positive emotional experiences. 

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This form will help the client manage his emotions better by making him aware of how intense emotions influence his behavior and which thoughts hinder him in better self-regulation.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet should be used by individuals who struggle with emotion dysregulation (the inability to regulate or keep emotions within an acceptable range adequately).

This worksheet can also be used in a group setting or during individual therapy as an evaluation tool to gain emotional awareness and tolerance, and learn to catch your immediate emotional reaction.

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