Title

Expanding the Influence of DBT - A Review of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice: Applications Across Disorders and Settings

Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date

5-14-2008

Abstract

The book Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice: Applications Across Disorders and Settings came into my life at just the right time. I had finally convinced a large outpatient community mental health center to explore the possibilities of starting some form of a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) program. I had run a training and service program through this center for several years. Not surprisingly, I had become aware of a number of lients who met criteria for borderline personality disorder (BPD) who were eating up vast amounts of therapists' time and center resources

DOI

10.1037/a0011940


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