Take charge of your emotions, take charge of your life Now fully revised and updated, this workbook offers proven-effective dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills to help you find emotional balance and live the life you want.
Let's face it: life gives you plenty of reasons to get angry, sad, scared, and frustrated--and those feelings are okay. But sometimes it can feel like your emotions are taking over, spinning out of control with a mind of their own. To make matters worse, these overwhelming emotions might be interfering with school, causing trouble in your relationships, and preventing you from reaching your goals and enjoying your teen years.
Now a teen self-help classic, Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens has already helped thousands of teens take charge of their emotions using proven-effective dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills. This fully revised and updated second edition provides even more strategies for managing difficult feelings, and includes new information on how to accept your emotions, body-based practices for finding calm, and tips to help you identify the things in life that make you feel happy and fulfilled.
This book offers easy techniques to help you:
- Stay calm and mindful in times of crisis
- Effectively manage out-of-control emotions
- Reduce the pain of intense emotions
- Get along with family and friends
If you're ready to take control of your emotions, be the best version of you, and reach your goals, this workbook has everything you need to get started today.
Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, is a psychotherapist and renowned dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) expert. She is author of several books, including Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens and Calming the Emotional Storm, and she presents extensively on this topic in Canada, the US, and abroad. Her books focus on using DBT skills to help people manage their emotions and cultivate lasting well-being. Van Dijk is recipient of the R.O. Jones Award from the Canadian Psychiatric Association.