Family Matters DBT Videos


Open Your Mind Before You Open Your Mouth

A series of videos demonstrating how Dialectical Behavioral Therapy helps patients and their families; This series was developed jointly by NEA.BPD (Dr. Alan Fruzzetti) and the National Office for Suicide Prevention in Ireland (HSE), who very generously funded much of its production. Uses actor simulations; May 2014.
These videos and more resources can be found on the NEA.BPD  website.  There are six for adults and 6 for youth.

Adult Version


Module 1: Introduction to NEABPD and Family Connections


Module 2: Emotional sensitivity, emotional disregulation, family interactions


Module 3: Relationship mindfulness and emotional processes that lead to Disregulation


Module 4: Judgments and Radical Acceptance


Module 5: Validation in families


Module 6: Problem Management and radical acceptance

Youth and Carer Version

Module 1: Introduction, Understand Emotion Dysregulation

Module 2: Mindfulness When Things GoWrong

Module 3: Understanding Emotions

Module 4: DBT in Action

Module 5: Validation

Module 6: Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills


  • Aetna
  • BCN
  • BCBS
  • Magellan
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • Molina
  • Priority Health and Priority Health Medicaid
  • Value Options

See the entire list here…