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Articles on Dysregulation

  • ADHD, Oppositional and Autistic children especially have a difficult time regulating their emotions and emotional responses (behaviors). In my experience, the following skills have been extremely beneficial and effective in helping a child reduce their dysregulation.
    Article By Marianne Riley, MA, NCC, LGPC

  • The term “emotional dysregulation” was coined by Dr. Marsha Linehan, a psychologist who developed a type of therapy called Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Dr. Linehan developed DBT while working with suicidal and self-injurious patients.
    Article by By Dana Lasek, Ph.d., HSPP focused on Dialectic Behavioral Therapy