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The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder: Using DBT to Regain Control of Your Emotions and Your Life

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Even if you've just been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it's likely that you've been living with it for a long time. You've probably already developed your own ways of coping with recurring depression, the consequences of manic episodes, and the constant, uncomfortable feeling that you're at the mercy of your emotions. Some of these methods may work; others might do more ...more
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Published July 1st 2009 by New Harbinger Publications (first published June 30th 2009)
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This is exactly what it is advertised. It is a proven method of working through certain aspects of Bipolar Disorder. There are classes for this as well. I found it moderately helpful. I took a class for BPD and did a workbook for that as well and found it quite helpful. It basically helps you work through your problems or episodes when they are happening so you have a lesser chance of going manic (which is very helpful). While it does not ALWAYS work...it does, in my case, lessen the episodes an ...more
Sarah Nunley
Feb 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great self help book. I learned a lot about DBT therapy and I graduated with a psych major! Im bipolar and I am practicing the mindfulness teachings everyday. It’s made a big different in my life.
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This book was reasonably helpful. It said some stuff that didn't really get through to me, but it also had a fair number of ideas that seemed useful. I'm still trying them out so I can't really speak to how much it actually helps yet, but I'm hopeful.
J Crossley
Jun 03, 2017 rated it liked it
This is a workbook using Dialectical Behavior Therapy. It explains what DBT is and how you can use it in your life.
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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.

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