Ruth Buczynski video of Marsha Linehan: “Using Mindfulness to Regain Control During Crisis”–discusses the biology of paced breathing, distraction, and other techniques for crisis management.
Debbie Corso’s blog, My Daily DBT: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Tips, Examples, and Information.
The STOP Skill
Stop, Take a step back, Observe, Proceed mindfully.
Distract with Wise Mind ACCEPTS
other Emotions Songza music app (free)
different Thoughts OMBY–the Moby Dick word scramble app
IMPROVE the Moment
Imagery Peaceful Place Meditation
One Thing at a Time
Encouragement Santa Klaus is Coming to Town–Put One Foot In Front Of the Other (encouraging “One Thing at a Time”) Dory, Finding Nemo–Just Keep Swimming Sesame Street, Big Bird–Everyone Makes Mistakes
Soothe the Five Senses
Peter Levine on Containing Trauma with Body Postures Peter Levine is the founder of something called Somatic Experiencing, which those who have a history of trauma may find useful. In this video, he demonstrates postures that can soothe and contain in difficult moments. (The whole video is worth watching; he begins to demonstrate the postures around 1:55.)