Self Soothe Skills

TasteHave a good meal; have a favorite soothing drink (i.e. tea, hot chocolate); have your favorite ice cream; eat mindfully; have a mint or something with a strong flavor  
HearingListen to soothing music; sing your favorite song; pay attention to sounds of nature (birds, rain, waves at the beach and waterfalls). Get a white noise machine. Play an instrument.  
SmellPut on your favorite lotion/perfume/cologne; light a scented candle; bake cookies, cake or dinner; take a walk outside in a wooded area and take in the smells of nature.  
TouchTake a bubble bath; put clean sheets on the bed; pet your dog or cat; put lotion on your whole body; put a cold compress on your forehead; brush your hair for a long time, hug someone.  
VisionWatch a sunset; look at a picture or poster that you like; make one are in your room look nice; look at nature around you; walk in a pleasant part of your neighborhood
DBT Self Soothe Skills

Interview with Emily Keehn with Timberline Knolls Finding Middle Path Podcast

We are so honored to have Emily Keehn, LPC – Speak with us today on behalf of Timberline Knolls a treatment facility in the suburbs or Chicago. Timberline Knolls ( TK ) is a Mental Health Residential Treatment program that focuses on using DBT ( Dialectical Behavioral Therapy ) with their clients. They have many other programs that and we are thrilled to talk to Emily who has been with TK for 6years and to see the development of many of their programs. If you want to find out more about TK please visit They also have a wonderful YouTube presence with helpful videos. Be sure to follow them. — Send in a voice message:
  1. Interview with Emily Keehn with Timberline Knolls
  2. Kevin Hart is a DBT Resource
  3. Why Telehealth is important for Mental Health
  4. Interview With That Darn Amygdala
  5. Interview with Amber Seater

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