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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Worksheets

Treatment guides

Exercises, Worksheets & Workbooks

 

Overcoming distress intolerance (facing your feelings)

Improving your assertiveness

  • What is assertiveness? download
  • How to recognise assertive behaviour download
  • How to think more assertively download
  • How to behave more assertively download
  • Reducing physical tension download
  • How to say “no” assertively download
  • How to deal assertively with criticism download
  • How to deal with disappointment assertively download
  • How to give and receive compliments assertively download
  • Putting it all together download
  • Linehan, M. M., & Wilks, C. R. (2015). The course and evolution of dialectical behavior therapy. American journal of psychotherapy69(2), 97-110. download  archived copy
  • Palmer, R. L. (2002). Dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 8, 10-16 download
  • Valentine, S. E., Bankoff, S. M., Poulin, R. M., Reidler, E. B., & Pantalone, D. W. (2015). The use of dialectical behavior therapy skills training as stand‐alone treatment: A systematic review of the treatment outcome literature. Journal of Clinical Psychology71(1), 1-20. download archived copy

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