The Oxford Handbook of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

The Oxford Handbook of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

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Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy developed in the late 1980s by psychologist Marsha M. Linehan to help better treat borderline personality disorder. Since its development, it has also been used for the treatment of other kinds of mental health disorders.

The Oxford Handbook of DBT charts the development of DBT from its early inception to the current cutting edge state of knowledge about both the theoretical underpinnings of the treatment and its clinical application across a range of disorders and adaptations to new clinical groups.

Experts in the treatment address the current state of the evidence with respect to the efficacy of the treatment, its effectiveness in routine clinical practice and central issues in the clinical and programmatic implementation of the treatment.

In sum this volume provides a desk reference for clinicians and academics keen to understand the origins and current state of the science, and the art, of DBT.
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  • Paperback | 1104 pages
  • 170 x 245 x 60mm | 1,914g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0198861486
  • 9780198861485
  • 946,954

Table of contents

Section I: Introduction
1: Michaela A. Swales: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Development and Distinctive Feature
Section II: Theoretical underpinnings of DBT
2: Inga Niedtfeld and Martin Bohus: Recent developments in understanding the bio in the biosocial theory of BPD in DBT
3: Jeremy L. Grove and Sheila E. Crowell: Invalidating Environments and the Development of Borderline Personality Disorder
4: Alex Chapman: Behavioural foundations of DBT: Applying behavioural principles to the challenge of suicidal behaviour and non-suicid
5: Randy Wolbert: Modifying Behaviour Therapy to meet the challenge of treating BPD: Incorporating Zen and mindfulness
6: Jennifer Sayrs and Marsha Linehan: Modifying behaviour therapy to meet the challenge of treating BPD: utilizing dialectics
Section: III The Structure of Treatment
7: Henry Schmidt III and Joan Russo: The structure of DBT Programs
8: Jennifer Sayrs: Running an effective Consultation Team: Principles & Challenges
9: Colleen Cowperthwait, Kristin Wyatt, Caitlin Fang, and Andre Neasciu: Skills Training in DBT: Principles & Practicalities
10: Shireen L. Rizvi and Kristen M. Roman: Generalisation modalities: Taking the treatment out of the consulting room - using telephone, text and email
11: Michaela A. Swales and Christine Dunkley: Structuring the wider environment: Skills for DBT Team Leader
Section: IV Clinical Applications of DBT
12: Shari Manning: Case Formulation in DBT: Developing a behavioural formulation
13: Sara Landes: Conducting effective behavioural and solution analyses
14: Christine Dunkley: Conceptual and practical issues in the application of emotion regulation in DBT
15: Lars Mehlum: DBT as a Suicide and Self-harm Treatment: Assessing & Treating suicidal behaviours
16: Alan Fruzzetti and Allison K. Ruork: Conceptual and practical issues in the application of Validation in DBT
17: Heidi Heard: Treating In-Session Clinical Behaviours
18: Maggie Stanton and Christine Dunkley: Teaching Mindfulness Skills in DBT
19: Alan Fruzzetti: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy with Parents, Couples and Families to Augment Stage 1 Outcomes
Section: V Evidence for DBT
20: Erin Miga, Andrada D. Neacsiu, Anita Lungu, Heidi Heard & Linda Dimeff: Dialectical Behavior Therapy from 1991-2015: What do we know about clinical efficacy and research quality?
21: Carla Walton and Katherine Anne Comtois: Effectiveness of DBT in routine clinical practice
22: Roy Krawitz & Erin Miga: Financial cost-effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for borderline personality disorder (BPD)
23: Tali Boritz, Richard J. Zeifman, and Shelley F. McMain: Why does DBT work? Understanding processes of change in a complex treatment
24: Louise Brinton Clarke: A service user perspective on DBT
Section VI: Adapting the treatment for new clinical populations
25: Jill Rathus, Alec Miller, and Lauren Bonavitacola: DBT with adolescents
26: Kelly Bhatnagar, Lucene Wisniewski and Caitlin Martin-Wagar: DBT for Eating Disorders: Adapting Programmatically and Strategically
27: Seth R. Axelrod: DBT for substance dependence
28: Andre Ivanoff and Phillip Marotta: DBT in Forensic settings
29: Emily Fox: DBT in in-patient and residential settings
30: Amanda Uliaszek, Carla Chugani, and Greg Williams: DBT in College Counselling Centres
31: Francheska Perepletchikova: DBT for pre-adolescent children
32: Elizabeth Dexter-Mazza, and James Mazz: DBT in Schools
33: Janet Feigenbaum: DBT for employment -related difficulties
34: Julie Brown: DBT for individuals with an intellectual disability
35: Melanie Harned and Sara C. Schmidt: DBT for PTSD - an integrative approach
36: Martin Bohus and Kathlen Priebe: DBT for PTSD - A treatment program for complex PTSD after childhood abuse
Section: VII Implementation of DBT
37: Katherine Anne Comtois and Sara J. Landes: Implementing DBT: An implementation science perspective
38: Helen Best and Jim Lyngs: Implementation in public healthcare systems
39: Sarah Reynolds and Colleen Lang: Implementation in private practice
40: Daniel Flynn, Mary Kells, and Mary Joyce: Implementation in National Systems: The Case of Ireland
41: Anthony P. DuBose, Yevgeny Botanov, and Andre Ivanoff: International Implementation of dialectical behavior therapy: The challenge of training therapists across cultures
Section VIII: Training in DBT
42: Anthony P. DuBose, Yevgeny Botanov, Maria V. Navarro Haro, and Marsha Linehan: Evidence-based training: The Intensive Training Model(TM)
43: Amy Gaglia: Supervision in DBT: Shaping therapists towards adherence
Section VIII: In Conclusion
44: Michaela A. Swales: 1. Future Directions for Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Theory, Development & Implementation
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I had a good understanding of DBT, yet the book increased my awareness of its theoretical frameworks. It has clearly improved my understanding of the wide application of DBT including my own clinical area of practice. * BMA reviewing panel, BMA Medical Book Awards 2019 * This volume is a rich resource for researchers, clinicians, and advanced students seeking an overview of DBT or specific resources related to a research topic or clinical issue. Essential for graduate students, researchers, and professionals. * Choice *
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About Michaela A. Swales

Michaela Swales PhD is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Professor in Clinical Psychology North Wales Clinical Psychology Programme & School of Psychology, Bangor University. She trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy in Seattle in 1995 with Marsha Linehan and for twenty years ran a clinical programme for suicidal young people in an inpatient service. She was a founder members of the UK DBT Training Team
becoming its Director in 2002. She has trained more than a thousand professionals in DBT, seeding over 400 programmes, in both the UK and further afield. She is the author with Heidi Heard PhD of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Distinctive Features (2009 & 2017) and Changing Behavior in DBT: Problem-Solving in
Action (2015).
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