Zoom Out
Zoom In

dialectical behavior therapy (dbt) skills manual for adolescents

DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents is essential for clinicians working with youth or in classrooms to learn to help adolescents manage emotional dysregulation and behavioral issues, through evidence-based modules, with reproducible worksheets contained

31739 DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents


Provides indispensable tools for treating adolescents with emotional or behavioral problems of any level of severity

Jill H. Rathus and Alec L. Miller

This book is a “must” for beginners learning Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in classrooms and to work with adolescents.  It is also a valuable resource for seasoned DBT clinicians seeking the newest DBT research and its application with youth with behavioral issues.  Skill descriptions, exercises, discussion points and homework assignments reflect a deep understanding of the developmental problems, and needs, of teens and their parents.

From leading experts, who have trained thousands of professionals in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), this manual guides clinicians step-by-step to teach teens and parents five sets of skills:

  1. Mindfulness
  2. Distress Tolerance
  3. Walking the Middle Path
  4. Emotion Regulation
  5. Interpersonal Effectiveness

Designed for optimal clinical utility, this book features session outlines, teaching notes, discussion points, examples, homework assignments and 85 reproducible handouts.  Access to a Web page, to download and print reproducible materials, is included with purchase of the Manual..

Paperback; 392 pages