Mindfulness is balancing emotion mind and wise mind.Distress Tolerance is when you have a problem you cannot solve, but you don't want to make it worse.Emotion Regulation is having less negative emotions and vulnerability, and more positive emotional experiences.Interpersonal Effectiveness is asking for what you want and saying no effectively.

Emotion Regulation

These are the main curriculum.   See also DBT All Group Calendar


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"One of the ways that you can change your emotion is to just reverse the circle. We just start with action that is opposite and that circle starts going in the other way. And the emotion starts going down. Kind of like a miracle. "



EMOTION REGULATION SKILLS



Week One: Overview
Why learn Emotion Regulation Skills?
About Primary Emotions
The Function of Emotions
Figuring out what my emotions are doing for me HANDOUT
Mindfulness of Emotions HANDOUT

Week Two: 
Emotion Model HANDOUT
Myths We Live By
Strength Building Statements
Observing & Describing Emotions

Week Three:
Reducing Vulnerability HANDOUT
PLEASE Master HANDOUT WORKSHEET
Anxiety
Sleep Protocol
Plan for staying out of Emotion Mind
Mastering my World

Week Four: 
Steps for Increasing Positive Emotions
Pleasant Events List DIARY
Letting Go of Emotional Suffering
Values and Priorities HANDOUT

Week Five:
Opposite Emotion HANDOUT

Week Six:
Review



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