Songs that understand, lift you up, and help/move you - written by Deborah Spiegel MT-BC, a music therapist who uses them to make a difference in people's lives
These songs can be used to reinforce DBT skills.
What this CD can be used for
This CD is a companion to the book: Music Activities & More for Teaching DBT Skills and Enhancing Any Therapy: Even for the Non-Musician.
The 5 songs on this CD:
Roller Coaster Ride- about anger and emotional urges. Skills taught are to observe whats going on within and describe it to yourself, which separates you from the urge enough to make a wise choice.
The Message- about a girl who has urges to self harm and who learns the skill of positive self talk/cheerleading. The messages are positive parenting messages/affirmations.
The System- validates the experience of those who feel trapped in the system and offers hope.
I’m Gonna Make It- Uplifting, metaphorical story about following your heart. Leads to discussing goals and dreams.
Pros & Cons- rhythmic patterns of words with the reminder to stop and think about the consequences when you feel urges to act impulsively.