Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills for Helping Teens Manage Mood Swings, Control Angry Outbursts, and Get Along with Others by Sheri Van Dijk
  

Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills for Helping Teens Manage Mood Swings, Control Angry Outbursts, and Get Along with Others

Written by Sheri Van Dijk
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Part of the Teen Instant Help Series

Synopsis

Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills for Helping Teens Manage Mood Swings, Control Angry Outbursts, and Get Along with Others by Sheri Van Dijk

Let's face it: life gives you plenty of reasons to get angry, sad, scared, and frustrated--and those feelings are okay. But sometimes it can feel like your emotions are taking over, spinning out of control with a mind of their own. To make matters worse, these overwhelming emotions might be interfering with school, causing trouble in your relationships, and preventing you from living a happier life. Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens is a workbook that can help. In this book, you'll find new ways of managing your feelings so that you'll be ready to handle anything life sends your way. Based in dialectical behavior therapy, a type of therapy designed to help people who have a hard time handling their intense emotions, this workbook helps you learn the skills you need to ride the ups and downs of life with grace and confidence. This book offers easy techniques to help you: Stay calm and mindful in difficult situations, Effectively manage out-of-control emotions, Reduce the pain of intense emotions and Get along with family and friends

Reviews

Strongly recommended for teens whose moods interfere with their ability to enjoy life and relationships. Van Dijk has presented Linehan s dialectical behavior therapy skills in a manner that is user-friendly and easy to understand. Van Dijk first describes why these skills can be useful, then presents exercises that give the reader an opportunity to practice the skills. Marilyn Becker, MSW, RSW, clinical supervisor at Addiction Services for York Region

About the Author

Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, is a mental health therapist in private practice and at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, ON, Canada. She is author of The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder and coauthor of The Bipolar Workbook for Teens. Visit her online at www.sherivandijk.com.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
152 pages

Author

Sheri Van Dijk
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Publisher

New Harbinger Publications

Publication date

17th March 2011

ISBN

9781572248830


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