This is a 60-minute workshop focused on learning distress tolerance skills. Distress tolerance is the ability to manage distressing emotions and effectively move through stressful situations in an effective manner. This is a three-week series and students will need to attend all three weeks in order. This is a DBT informed curriculum-driven series with structure and specific learning objectives and topics for each week. All participants will receive handouts with exercises to be completed both within and outside the group to facilitate their learning. Students will work to develop their own coping skills plan throughout this workshop.
Week 1: Defining Mindfulness, Wise Mind, and Distress Tolerance, Self-soothing, coping skills plan
Week 2: Coping with challenging emotions: The Wave skill, TIPP Skill, Wise Mind ACCEPTS
Week 3: Coping Ahead: Pro/Cons, Improve the Moment skill, Opposite Action to Change Emotions, coping skills plan
Time/Day: Fridays noon-1 p.m. via zoom
Series 1: Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Feb. 10
To Join: Email Holly Nicely, Psy.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org to get the Zoom link and workbook