Printable DBT House Worksheet

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This worksheet is designed to help you explore and work through Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) principles practically and visually. DBT is a therapeutic approach that can assist you in developing emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, mindfulness, and distress tolerance skills. 

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

According to DBT theory, individuals who suffer from powerful emotions, impulsive conduct, and interpersonal difficulties may have difficulty regulating their feelings due to biological, environmental, and social reasons. DBT also draws from cognitive-behavioral theory, which explores the connection between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. 

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

It will help you recognize and name your emotions, a crucial step in emotional regulation. By exploring dialectical tensions, you can work towards finding balance in your life. It will also help you identify your support system, core values and aspirations and goals. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

Your dialectical behavior therapy house is a disguised representation of your strengths, resources, values, and places for growth. Find a quiet, comfortable space where you can focus without distractions. Work systematically through each level of the DBT house, following instructions about the house on the left.


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