The Bipolar Workbook for Teens

The Bipolar Workbook for Teens
DBT Skills to Help You Control Mood Swings
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The Bipolar Workbook for Teens: DBT Skills to Help You Control Mood Swings


Grades 6-12. This new book includes exercises and worksheets that will help adolescents learn skills drawn from a special technique called dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). DBT skills can help people with bipolar disorder recognize and respond to emotional triggers, create a crisis plan and find support, get a handle on addictive behavior, and improve their relationships with friends and family.

Table of Contents
  • Activity 1: A Look at Your Bipolar Symptoms
  • Activity 2: Bipolar Disorder Also Affects Your Family
  • Activity 3: A Look at Who Else You Are
  • Activity 4: How Your Family and Friends Can Help
  • Activity 5: How Living in the Present Moment Can Help
  • Activity 6: Automatic Behaviors and Their Impact
  • Activity 7: Informal Activities to Practice Mindfully
  • Activity 8: Formal Activities to Practice Mindfully
  • Activity 9: Your Emotional Self versus Your Wise Self
  • Activity 10: How to Increase Your Wise-Self Behavior
  • Activity 11: Keeping Track of Your Mood
  • Activity 12: How to Identify Your Emotions
  • Activity 13: The Physical Part of Emotions
  • Activity 14: Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors
  • Activity 15: Emotions and Urges
  • Activity 16: Dealing with Intense Emotions
  • Activity 17: Advantages and Disadvantages of Behaviors
  • Activity 18: Learning New Ways to Cope
  • Activity 19: Creating a Crisis Plan
  • Activity 20: Substance Use and Problem Behaviors
  • Activity 21: Reasons for Substance Use and Problem Behaviors
  • Activity 22: Thinking About Things Differently
  • Activity 23: How You Learn About Yourself
  • Activity 24: Messages About Who You Are
  • Activity 25: How Words Impact Your Self-Esteem
  • Activity 26: Developing a New Story of You
  • Activity 27: Accepting Painful Situations
  • Activity 28: Practicing Acceptance
  • Activity 29: Accepting Your Emotions
  • Activity 30: Relationships with Others
  • Activity 31: What Do You Want from Your Relationships?
  • Activity 32: Recognizing What You Can Change and Accepting What You Can't
  • Activity 33: Your Communication Skills
  • Activity 34: Listening to Others
  • Activity 35: Reflecting on Your Experiences
  • Activity 36: Continuing to Move Forward