For young people to learn how to better regulate their emotions, it is necessary for them to be able to recognise the build up of strong emotions before they become overwhelming.

G5i. Recognising your emotions
This element from Dialectical Behaviour Therapy can be used to help each young person to develop the ability to:

  • Be aware of how they are feeling at any given time
  • Understand the ways in which strong emotions are triggered
  • Understand how they are typically affected by strong emotions