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I am a psychotherapist working at Southlake Regional Health Centre and in private practice. I have a Master's degree in social work, and specialize in treating psychiatric disorders using dialectical behavior therapy and mindfulness practice.

I have written several books that help readers use DBT skills to treat emotional problems, including The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder, The Bipolar Workbook for Teens (co-author), Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens, and Calming the Emotional Storm; and am the author of DBT Made Simple, a book that aims to teach clinicians how to use DBT with their clients diagnosed with a variety of emotional problems.

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“If you’re living in the present...you only have to deal with what’s actually going on in that moment.”
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, an

“In other words, when an emotionally vulnerable child is born into a family where others don’t share this trait, it’s difficult for the rest of the family to understand, and this in itself can cause invalidation as parents become frustrated with the child and don’t know how to help.”
Sheri Van Dijk, DBT Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide to Dialectical Behavior Therapy

“A chart review (Herman, 1986) found that 67 percent of twelve psychiatric outpatients with BPD had a history of abuse in childhood or adolescence. And a qualitative study (Bryer, Nelson, Miller, & Krol, 1987) found that 86 percent of fourteen hospitalized patients with BPD had experienced sexual abuse before the age of sixteen.”
Sheri Van Dijk, DBT Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide to Dialectical Behavior Therapy

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