DBT: Option Analysis

3 Nov

Options for Responding to Any Problem Situation

  1. Solve the problem.
  • Use my skills to solve the problem
  • Leave and come back to the situation later

2.  Change my reaction to the problem.

  • Challenge my interpretation of events
  • Put problem in a new context (wise mind)
  • Can I re-frame this as a problem that I can solve?

3.  Cope better with my reaction to the problem

  • Use distress tolerance and emotion regulation skills
  • Radically accept my reaction

4.  Stay Miserable

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Option Analysis Worksheet

Another quick way to remember is CALM

Change

Accept

Leave

(Be) Miserable

One Response to “DBT: Option Analysis”

  1. Joyce November 4, 2015 at 1:03 AM #

    Reblogged this on MAKE BPD STIGMA-FREE!.

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