DBT Graduate Group Pilot Study: A Model to Generalize Skills to Create a “Life Worth Living”

  title={DBT Graduate Group Pilot Study: A Model to Generalize Skills to Create a “Life Worth Living”},
  author={A. Lopez and C. Chessick},
  journal={Social Work in Mental Health},
  pages={141 - 153}
  • A. Lopez, C. Chessick
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Social Work in Mental Health
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based program aimed at decreasing impulsive and self-harming behaviors. One part of this treatment is a skills training group, in which participants learn specific techniques to manage behaviors, interact with others and learn how to tolerate painful emotions. During this part of treatment, the focus is primarily on skills acquisition, but may not necessarily provide the chance to strengthen the skills or generalize the skills into day-to-day… CONTINUE READING
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