6 Models of Emotional Regulation
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
- Seeking Safety
- Trauma Resiliency Model
- Emotional Freedom Technique
- Yoga Psychotherapy
What do these models have in common?
- They treat emotional dys-regulation that is acute or chronic
- They allow the brain to "decompress"
- They treat behavior and cognition that may be a result of trauma
- Dialectical behavioral therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy that leads to regulating emotional states through shifting beliefs about self and the world.
- Remember personality disorders are a survival skill.
- Survival skills must be replaced with coping skills.
- Wise mind, feeling mind, and thinking mind.
- CBT curriculum for substance abuse and trauma
- Skills based
- Facilitated with individuals or groups
- Easy to facilitate from the manual
- "Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse" by Lisa Najavits
Trauma Resiliency Model
- "Staying in the zone"
- Skills based to broaden the zone of emotional resiliency
- Track body sensations
Emotional Freedom Technique
- In the field of energy psychology
- Utilizes pressure points
- Self-help skill or professional use
- Addition of neuro-technology to traditional mental health services
- Can help improve concentration, mood, anxiety, etc.
- Body and mind are connected
- Union with peaceful consciousness
- Hatha yoga, breath work, meditation