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(1)

Interpersonal

Effectiveness

  • Getting what you want / need

  • Getting / Keeping a good relationship

  • Keeping & Improving liking for yourself

Learn from the past and don't live it​

Plan for the future but don't live it

Interpersonal Effectiveness

THE FOUR DIMENSIONS OF DBT

(2)

Emotional

Regulation

  • Observe, Describe & Understand emotions

  • Reduce vulnerabiltiy & hurting

  • Increase postitve emotions

(3)

Distress

Tolerance

  • Experiencing, Tolerating & Accepting

  • emotional pain and ways to reduce it

  • Sometimes pain and distress are part of life

(4)

Mindfulness

  • Observe

  • Describe

  • Participate

  • Non-judgemental

  • One-Mindful

  • Effective

D.E.A.R.M.A.N

DEARMAN Acronym

REMEMBER:

You are NOT

your emotion