DISTRESS TOLERANCE MODULE

Goals


  • Deal better with stress and difficult emotions
  • ​Find new ways to soften the effects of upsetting situations/interactions
  • Learn self-soothing and increase acceptance
  • Acceptance of current emotional states
  • Decrease suffering
  • Cope better with emotions that come on suddenly and overwhelm us
  • Reduce impulsivity that results from feeling overwhelmed


J. Fish Psychology Associates, Inc.

DISTRESS TOLERANCE MODULE

Topics Covered


Goals of Distress Tolerance

  • Survive Crisis Situations
  • Accept Reality
  • Become Free

​Crisis Survival Skills

  • The STOP Skill
  • Pros and Cons
  • TIP Your Body Chemistry
  • Distract with Wise Mind ACCEPTS
  • Self-Soothe with the Five Senses
  • Improve the Moment

Reality Acceptance Skills

  • Radical Acceptance
  • Turning the Mind
  • Willingness
  • Willing Hand
  • Mindfulness of Current Thought​