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DBT Skill: DEARMAN Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

On this page, we will provide you with a DBT Skill DEARMAN Worksheet. It will help you to be assertive and resilient in interpersonal communication.

What is the DBT Skill DEARMAN Worksheet?

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) centers around four essential components: mindfulness, emotional regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. It offers tools to teach our patients how to be assertive while being patient and understanding in most situations.

How will DBT Skill DEARMAN Worksheet help?

The DBT Interpersonal model will teach you to be assertive rather than being aggressive. It will help you learn to attend to relationships, Balance priorities versus demands, Balance, and the 'wants' and 'shoulds.'

Instructions on how to use DBT Skill DEARMAN Worksheet

Use this worksheet as a skill training manual and practically start applying it while communicating with each other.

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with a DBT Skills DEARMAN Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to be assertive and resilient in interpersonal communication.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

You can download this worksheet here.

Mental help Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

Amanda Knowles

Sara Quitlag is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.