Relationship Skills for 101 Teens: Your Guide to Dealing with Daily Drama, Stress & Difficult Emotions Using DBT
- Easy to read book that offers evidence-based strategies you can use to take control of your emotions and reactions in order to respond effectively to peer pressure, bullying, cyberbullying, and gossip, allowing you to navigate the many social issues that make these years so challenging
- Learn to work through your emotions so you don't take things out on people you care about
- Uses tools based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
By Sheri Van Dijk, MSW
Gain powerful tips to move past drama and start connecting with friends
Do you ever feel like you can't manage your emotions? Are your relationships with your friends, dates, and parents full of drama? You aren't alone. For some teens, good relationships come easily. But if you're like many others, you probably need a little extra help dealing with family disagreements, peer pressure, dating, bullying, and gossip. So where do you start?
Relationship Skills 101 for Teens offers powerful tools based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to help you manage your emotions and build better relationships. You'll discover how mindfulness can help you face each day with awareness and acceptance, and find effective ways of communicating with others. Finally, you'll learn to work through your emotions so you don't end up taking things out on the people you care about. If you're ready to effectively manage your feelings, improve your self-confidence, and build healthy satisfying relationships, this book will show you how!
208 pages, 7.8 x 7.3 x .4 inches, no illustrations, paperback.
About the Author: Sheri Van Dijk is a psychotherapist, with a Master's Degree in Social Work; she has been working in the field of mental health since 2001. Sheri has extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, and Mindfulness Practice, and she writes about skills to help people with mental health problems lead more fulfilling lives.
Sheri is also an international speaker, leading workshops in which mental health clinicians learn how to use DBT to treat a variety of mental health problems, such as bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety.
Sheri practices in Ontario, Canada. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, including her dogs, Tess and Oliver. She also loves to travel, scuba dive, and read.