Using DBT Skills to Reduce Emotion Dysregulation and Reactivity in Children, Adolescents, and Parents

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Pat Harvey, LCSW-C 

Private practice in Rockville, Maryland
Cofounder of the Metro DC DBT Consortium

Ms. Harvey describes dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, and how it can help family members of children, adolescents and adults who have intense emotions.

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Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Help Your Child Regulate Emotional Outbursts and Aggressive Behaviors, by Pat Harvey, ACSW LCSW-C, and Jeanine Penzo, LICSW (New Harbinger, 2009)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for At-Risk Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide to Treating Challenging Behavior Problems, by Pat Harvey, ACSW LCSW-C, and Britt H. Rathbone, ACSW LCSW-C (New Harbinger, 2014)

Visit Pat Harvey's website.

Interviewed by Jean Kaplan Teichroew, ADAA Director of Communications