Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents


This highly practical book adapts the proven techniques of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to treatment of multi-problem adolescents at highest risk for suicidal behavior and self-injury. The authors are master clinicians who take the reader step by step through understanding and assessing severe emotional dysregulation in teens and implementing individual, family, and group-based interventions.


This practical book offers clinicians guidance on using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in treating adolescents at risk for suicidal behavior. Case illustrations and sample dialogues bring this approach to life. The authors describe individual, family, and group-based interventions. Appendices feature 30 mindfulness exercises and a reproducible DBT skills training module for adolescents and their families.

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Weight 1.4 lbs
Dimensions 9.9 × 6.9 × .9 in