How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Free You from Needless Anxiety, Worry, Anger, and Other Symptoms of Stress. The skills presented in The Stress Response can dramatically change the way you process stress. And they don't take much time to learn. Drawn from a technique therapists use called dialectical behavior therapy, these powerful strategies can help you manage the slings and arrows of life more gracefully and effectively. After learning the skills in this book, you'll: - Respond quickly to early signs of stress, - Change the catastrophic thoughts and biases that make stress worse, - Practice soothing strategies for calming your body's stress response and more.