The DBT Skills Workbook for Teen Self-Harm (eBook)
Self-harm is a serious problem with potentially long-term or even deadly consequences. From the author of Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens, this workbook outlines the four essential skills of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to help teens regulate emotions, make behavioral changes, and cultivate resilience. Using the evidence-based tools in this guide, teen readers can put an end to self-harming behaviors and build the life they truly want.
Put an end to self-harming behaviors—once and for all.Do you cut or self-harm? Do you feel like it gives you a sense of control in a world where you so often feel helpless and powerless? Do you do it to distract from emotional pain, or just feel something other than total numbness? There’s a long list of reasons why you may self-harm. But regardless of the reason or the method, the truth is that self-harm is a destructive—and potentially deadly—way to deal with emotional pain. Fortunately, there are healthier and safer ways to manage your emotions. In The DBT Skills Workbook for Teen Self-Harm, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) expert Sheri Van Dijk offers powerful skills to help you manage your emotions, so you won’t have to rely on self-destructive behaviors. Whether you’re actively engaging in self-harm by injuring your body, or participating in other self-destructive behaviors such as substance abuse or disordered eating, this workbook will help you create your own action plan for change.This workbook will guide you through four essential DBT skills:•Mindfulness shows you how to experience emotion without having to act on it•Distress tolerance teaches you how to deal with the urge to self-harm•Emotional regulation allows you to understand and control painful feelings•Interpersonal effectiveness helps you build self-respect and minimize feelings of worthlessness and hopelessness Life can be painful, but you don’t need to face this pain all on your own. With support, and the skills outlined in this workbook, you’ll gain the tools you need to manage difficult thoughts and feelings in safer, healthier ways.
The Perfectionism Workbook for Teens (eBook)$14.15Select options
Unhealthy perfectionism causes us to hold ourselves to impossibly high standards that can result in low self-esteem, severe anxiety, and self-destructive behavior—and in our high-pressure society, teens are especially vulnerable. With this workbook, based in proven-effective therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), teens will develop the self-compassion and mindfulness tools they need to counteract the dire effects of perfectionism and develop new, healthy skills for setting and achieving goals and boosting self-esteem.
Relationship Skills 101 for Teens (eBook)$16.75Select options
In Relationship Skills 101 for Teens, best-selling author of Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens, Sheri Van Dijk offers teens powerful tools to regulate their emotions and create better relationships—whether it’s with parents, friends and peers, or dates. Using skills based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), teens will learn to take control of their emotions and reactions in order to respond effectively to peer pressure, bullying, and gossip, and navigate the myriad social issues that make these years so challenging.
Grieving for the Sibling You Lost (eBook)$18.35Select options
When teens lose a sibling, it is devastating. They lose a lifetime playmate, confidant, role model, and friend. Now, for the first time, a psychotherapist specializing in teen and adolescent bereavement offers an essential guide for teens who have lost a sibling. In the book, teens will learn how to process difficult feelings by finding their unique coping style, deal with overwhelming emotions, and find constructive ways to cope with this profound loss so they can moveforward in a meaningful and healthy way.
The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens (eBook)$14.15Select options
Teens are often their own worst critics. The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens offers valuable tools based in mindfulness and self-compassion to help teen readers overcome self-judgment and self-criticism, cultivate compassion toward themselves and others, and embrace who they really are.