Author(s): MATTHEW TULL ALEXANDER L. CHAPMAN
The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Anxiety adapts the powerful dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) program for the treatment of anxiety and anxiety-related conditions. DBT offers a set of skills for managing emotional distress that are useful for all people, but can be especially beneficial for anxiety sufferers who are prone to panic attacks, exaggerated worries and fears, and obsessive and compulsive behaviors.
This Workbook presents a DBT-based program for overcoming anxiety that helps readers discover and apply the core DBT skills, practice developing assertiveness, and learn to deal with conflict and anxiety-provoking situations.
"The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Anxiety is concise, well organized, easy to read, and will likely be a lifeline of relief for many people. Chapman, Gratz, and Tull do a marvelous job of detailing the specific tools of DBT that can truly help readers to help themselves become more positive, able to cope, and successful in their relationships." --Denise D. Davis, PhD, clinical psychologist and founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Alexander L. Chapman, PhD, has published numerous articles and chapters on dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). In 2007, Chapman received a Young Investigator's Award from the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder.
Kim L. Gratz, PhD has written numerous journal articles and book chapters on borderline personality disorder, deliberate self-harm, and emotion regulation, and is coauthor of The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide and Freedom from Self-Harm.
Matthew T. Tull, PhD he has published numerous articles and chapters on emotion regulation and anxiety disorders, with a particular emphasis on panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Alexander Chapman lives in Port Moody, BC, Canada. Kim Gratz and Matthew Tull live in Jackson, MS.