Orientation
Diary Cards
Mindfulness
Potpourri
100
Two opposite ideas can be true at the same time, and when considered together, can create a new truth and a new way of thinking. There is always more than one way to think about a situation. 

What is dialectical? 

100

A way to track emotions and behaviors to better understand them. 

What is a diary card?

100

Being aware of the present moment without judgement and without trying to change it.

What is full awareness or open minded?

100

A life worth living. 

What is the main goal of DBT?

200
Core Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Walking the Middle Path. 

What are DBT skills?

200

0- None

1- Minimal

2- Mild

3- Moderate

4- Strong

5- Intense

What is the rating scale for emotions and urges?

200

Staying focused on one thing at a time. 

What is attentional control or focused mind? 

200

Video games help this type of doctor perform better.

What is a surgeon?

300

High sensitivity, high reactivity, slow return to baseline. 

What are biological vulnerabilities? 

300

Every day.

What is how often to fill out a diary card? 

300

"Hot", ruled by your feelings and urges.

What is Emotional Mind?

300

Observe

Describe

Participate

What are Mindfulness "What" Skills?

400

This communicates that what you are thinking, feeling, or doing doesn't make sense or is inaccurate or an overreaction. 

What is an invalidating environment?

400
This is the consequence of not completing and returning your diary card. 

What is a behavior chain analysis or BCA?

400

"Cool", rules by thinking, facts, and logic. 

What is Reasonable Mind?

400

These are the only two fears that exist at birth, all others are learned. 

What are the fear of falling and the fear of loud noises? 

500

An effective treatment for people who have difficulty controlling their emotions and behaviors. 

What is DBT?

500

Individual specific behaviors decided upon by yourself and your therapist to include on your diary card.

What is a target behavior or TB?

500

Includes both reason and emotion, needed to avoid acting impulsively and when you need to make an important decision. 

What is Wise Mind? 

500

Don't Judge

Stay Focused

Do What Works

What are Mindfulness "How" Skills?

Click to zoom