This powerful and portable card deck presents 52 practices to help you balance your emotions and improve your life.
First developed for treating borderline personality disorder, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has proven effective as a treatment for a range of other mental health problems, especially for those characterized by overwhelming emotions. Now, you can easily and quickly access this powerful therapy method in bite-sized pieces.
In the deck you'll find:
- Highly effective mindfulness strategies to help you stay grounded
- Tips to help you improve relationships
- Skills for emotion regulation and distress tolerance
Whether you’re a therapist looking for unique client resources, a teacher, a parent, or simply seeking to balance your own emotions, this card deck offers daily wisdom and evidence-based skills for lasting peace, happiness, and well-being.
About the Author
Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, When Anger Hurts, and ACT on Life Not on Anger. McKay received his PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression.
Jeffrey C. Wood, PsyD, lives and works in Las Vegas, NV. He specializes in brief therapy treatments for depression, anxiety, and trauma. He also provides coaching for spiritual development, communication skills development and life-skills coaching. He is coauthor of The New Happiness, The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, and The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Diary.