Channeling Sofia

December 6th, 2023 · 1 hr 5 mins

About this Episode

Lauren and JJ discuss emotional regulation and distress tolerance skills, plus make plans for the holiday episode!

Please note that at the time of this recording neither Lauren nor JJ are licensed mental health providers. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute therapy. If you or someone you know is struggling, reach out to a licensed therapist in your area.

Note that dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), a type of therapy referenced in this episode, was developed by Marsha Linehan. Learn more here:

(1) Rosenhaft, A. The dialectical behavior therapy skills I still use today. Psychology Today. Posted January 24, 2023. Accessed 11/30/2023.
(2) Crossfield, A. How to tolerate emotional distress. Psychology Today. Posted March 23, 2020. Accessed 11/30/2023.
(3) Moore, M. 4 DBT skills for everyday challenges. PsychCentral. Last updated July 7, 2022. Accessed 11/30/2023.
(4) Rosenthal, J. Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) distress tolerance skills: TIPP [sic] skills. Manhattan Psychology Group. Date of writing/ posting not indicated. Accessed 11/30/2023.
(5) Robinson, B. E. The 90-second rule that builds self-control. Psychology Today. Posted April 26, 2020. Accessed 11/30/2023.

(1) Use the Psychology Today therapist finder to locate a DBT practitioner in your area:
(2) is a free resource containing a lot of information about distress tolerance and emotional regulation skills:
(3) Visit the DBT website for free skills information: