Web Resources

Websites with information about organizations and resources that are relevant to the work we do in DBT, and topics of interest to the people we serve.

Recommended Readings on DBT-Replated Topics

These suggestions come from our consultation team members, present and past, who have been inspired, influenced, or otherwise impacted by them.

Books on Dialectical Behavior Therapy

  • Doing Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Practical Guide by Kelly Koerner
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice: Applications Across Disorders and Settings by Linda Dimeff and kelly Koerner 

Books on Mindfulness

  • Where Ever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Get Out of Your Mind and Get into Your Life by Steven C. Hayes
  • Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong: A Guide to a Life Liberated From Anxiety by Kelly G. Wilson & Troy Dufrene
  • The Miracle of Mindfulnes by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Radical Acceptance: Embracing your Life with the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach
  • Everyday Zen  by Charlotte Joko Beck

Books on Mindfulness Just for Kids!

  • Peaceful Piggy Meditation by Kerry Lee MacLean
  • Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and their Parents) by Eline Snel

Books for Parents

  • The Power of Validation: Arming Your Child Against Bullying, Peer-Pressure, Addiction, Self-Harm... by Karyn D. Hall & Melissa Cook
  • Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Myla Kabat-Zinn & Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Effective Parenting for the Hard-to-Manage Child: A Skills-Based Book by Georgia DeGangi & Anne Kendall
  • When Your Child is Cutting: A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Child Overcome Self-Injury by Sony Khemlani-Patel et al.

Books on Emotion Regulation

Handbook of Emotion Regulation by James J. Gross

Books on Borderline Personality Disorder

The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide by Alexander Chapman & Kim Gratz

Books on Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

  • Why People Die by Suicide by Thomas Joiner
  • Myths about Suicide by Thomas Joiner
  • Understanding Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: Origins, Assessment, and Treatment by Matthew K. Nock
  • Choosing to Live: How to Defeat Suicide Through Cognitive Therapy by Thomas Ellis & Cory Newman

Books on the Basics of Behavioral Principles

Don't Shoot the Dog by Karen Pryor

Books on Science

  • Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and Just Plain Bunk: How to Tell the Difference by Peter A. Daempfle
  • Paradox: The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics by Jim Al-Khalili
  • From Seance to Science: A History of the Profession of Psychology in America by Ludy Benjamin & David Baker

Books About Transforming Suffering Through Acceptance

  • Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl, M.D.
  • An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
  • Night Falls Fast by Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
  • Dharma Punx: A Memoir by Noah Levine, M.A.
  • Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls are Not for Sale: A Memoir by Rachel Lloyd
  • No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering by Thich Nhat Hanh