DBT Peer Connections

Building Hope, Community and Skillful Means


DBT Handouts & Worksheets Galore

DBT Skills at a Glance

Core Mindfulness
Interpersonal Effectiveness
Emotion Regulation
Distress Tolerance
DBT Protocols, Manuals, and Specific Task Worksheets
DBT Diary Cards

DBT Handouts for Substance Use Disorders

Client Learning Activities

Supervision and Consultation

More Free DBT Learning Materials on the Web

DBT Therapist “Tool Kit”
UW work group for DBT Certification and Accreditation


Borderline Personality Disorder Facts Sheet
DBT Assumptions about Clients
DBT Frequently Asked Questions
Diagnosing BPD
DSM-IV-TR Diagnostic Criteria for BPD
Manuals for Empirically Supported Treatments
Relevant Assessments

Recommended Reading

Adolescent DBT Reference List
Recommended Reading – DBT Basics Pt.1
Recommended Reading – DBT Basics Pt.2
Recommended Reading – Addictions and Problem Drinking
Recommended Reading – Mindfulness Pt.1
Recommended Reading – Mindfulness Pt.2
Research Articles List
Article – Rathus & Miller, DBT Adpated for Suicidal Adolescents

Treatment Forms and Training Aids

Adolescent Diary Card
Adolescent Secondary Treatment Targets
Adolescent Skills Training
Behavioral Analysis
Chain Analysis Instructions
Chain Analysis Worsheet
Consultation Team Attendance Log
Consultation Team Check List
Consultation Team Meeting Agenda
Consultation Team Observer Tasks
DBT Commitment Session for New Members
DBT Consultation Team Agreements
DBT Consultation Team Format and Tasks
DBT Consultation Team Member Tasks
Defining Problems Behaviorally
Diary Card Examples
Diary Card Instructions
Handouts and Practice Exercises

DBT Supportive Learning Materials

Readings to Supplement the Text and Skills Manual:
Craske et al. (2009). Computer-assisted delivery of cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders in primary-care settings
Lindenboim, Chapman, Linehan (2007) BPD. In Handbook of Homework Assignments in Psychotherapy
Linehan, M.M, & Schmidt, H. (1995). The dialectics of effective treatment of borderline personality disorder
Linehan, M.M. (1997) Validation and psychotherapy. In Bohart & L. Greenberg, Empathy Reconsidered
Swenson, C.R., Sanderson, C., Dulit, R.A., & Linehan, M.M. (2007) DBT for Inpatient Units
Linehan, Bohus, Lynch (2007) DBT for Pervasive Emotion Dysregulation

DBT for Adolescents:

Adolescent DBT Reference List
Adolescent Dialectical Dilemmas
Adolescent Diary Card
Adolescent DBT Handouts
Adolescent Skills Training
DBT Adapted for Suicidal Adolescents

DBT® Resources: Tools for Clinicians (Behavioral Tech)

Research Resources

Clinical Resources
Funding Resources