Not all facets of Dialectical Behavior Therapy fit neatly into the four modules. Things like Diary Cards, Behavior Chains, and Cognitive Distortions are not technically skills, but are still important and useful to those learning DBT. Here we’ve collected what doesn’t have a place anywhere else.
What behaviors are you focusing on? And what will you do when you mess up, as we all do sometimes?
Making DBT skills second nature takes practice. Use these flashcards on their page, download your own to print out, or purchase our pre-made set from our shop. Read More
DBT has its own lingo which can be hard to understand for beginners. Visit our homemade DBT Encyclopedia to figure out what a term means. Read More
Mindfulness practice is key to DBT. You don't have to meditate in silence everyday, though. Try these Mindfulness exercises to guide you. Read More
Diary cards help track your emotions, urges, behaviors, and skill use. They help you see patterns. Learn how to use them and get samples. Read More