During acute periods of distress and crisis, the crisis survival strategies from DBT's distress tolerance module are exceptionally useful in helping patients navigate the crisis situation effectively. This session will teach participants some of the most important crisis survival strategies and provide ideas about when and how to coach patients in the midst of a crisis.
- Name at least three DBT-based crisis survival strategies
- Describe the mammalian dive response and how to activate it
- Demonstrate effective use of paced breathing