PESI Book Club: August 2019

Check out this month's featured books and free worksheets!


Summer isn't over yet! Check out these essential reads for August:

Trauma Treatment Toolbox for Teens Book Cover

Trauma Treatment Toolbox for Teens

144 Trauma-Informed Worksheets and Exercises to Promote Resilience, Growth & Healing

Drawing from evidence-based interventions and the most effective treatment approaches, this clinican-geared workbook is an excellent resource when working with teenagers who have experienced trauma, PTSD, and stress. Promote growth and healing by learning how to connect, relate, and engage with teens, and help them understand how trauma impacts the mind and body--and how they can move forward.

Download a free worksheet from this book.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Vol 1, 2nd Edition

The Clinician’s Guidebook for Acquiring Competency in DBT

Have you always wanted to learn how to use DBT with your clients but weren’t sure where to begin? Start here. Clearly written and easy to understand for all levels of DBT experience, this book features creative ideas, clinical examples, treatment plans, practice vignettes, and strategies for adapting the skills across a variety of settings and age groups.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Vol II, 2nd Edition

More than 275 Worksheets, Activities & Games for Acquiring Competency in DBT

Keep clients engaged, reinforce their knowledge, and increase their ability to integrate DBT skills into their lives with this game-changing resource. The second edition of this much-loved toolbox contains a vast collection of worksheets, handouts, practices, and games that therapists can use with clients or to develop their own DBT skills.

Download a free worksheet from this book.

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High Risk Clients

Evidence-based Assessment & Clinical Tools to Recognize and Effectively Respond to Mental Health Crises

High Risk Clients is a comprehensive resource that you will turn to time after time to effectively intervene and keep clients safe. Recognize medical emergencies that present with psychological symptoms, learn strategies for trauma-informed care, minimize risk with realistic safety planning, and much more.

Leave a comment below and tell us which book you plan to read and why. And, be sure to come back after finishing the book to share a question or comment! Happy reading!

Topic: Addictions | Anxiety/Depression | Book Club | Children and Adolescent Behavioral | Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) | Personality Disorders | Self-Regulation | Suicide and Self-Harm | Trauma

Tags: Anger | Anxiety | Depression | Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) | Strategies | Success | Suicide and Self-Harm | Teens | Therapy Tools | Tools

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