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Therapy Forms, Handouts & Meditations

On this page you will find forms that you may use in your therapy sessions.

Individual Diary CardYour therapist will expect you to complete a diary card, identifying the skills you used during the week. At each individual session, you will review the diary card. This is the diary card STLDBT recommends for adults.

Couples Diary Card;  Couples doing the Couples DBT Skills Group or couples therapy should complete this diary card.  Each partner will complete the diary card independently.

Behavior Chain:  Your individual therapist may ask you to complete a behavior chain as part of your homework.

Between Session Coaching. Our DBT program provides between session coaching by phone, text or email with your therapist in crisis situations when you have the suicidal and self-injurious urges..

Guided Meditations

Body Scans
Tara Brach – Body Scan – Living Presence (11 min)
Jon Kabat Zinn- Mindfulness Body Scan (29 min)
Tara Brach – The Center of Now with Body Scan (24 min)
Paulouse Mindfulness (MBSR) – Body Scan (20 min)

How To Meditate
Jon Kabat-Zinn – Mindfulness Meditation (~20 minutes)
Thích Nhất Hạnh – The Practice of Mindfulness Meditation (41 min)
Thích Nhất Hạnh
 – Breathing Meditation (5 min)

Quieting the Mind/Radical Acceptance
Tara Brach – Opening & Calming (13 min)
Tara Brach – Coming Home to Presence (13 min)
Shawna Thibodeau – Radical Acceptance (14 min)

Self Compassion/Loving Kindness
Tara Brach – RAIN of Self Compassion (10 min)
ylvia Boorstein – Loving Kindness (7 min)
haron Salzberg – Loving Kindness –  Grand Central Station (2 min)
Jack Kornfield (MBCT) – Loving Kindness (10 min)
More to come!


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Couples DBT Skills Group, Thursdays 6:15 - 8::15 pm. Register now for March 2018!

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Advanced DBT Skills Group. Join now for January 2018!

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