Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Help Your Child Regulate Emotional Outbursts and Aggressive Behaviors Children who are unable to manage their emotions are oversensitive, reactive, and prone to defiant behaviour and emotional outbursts. Attempts to soothe these children are often met with further emotional and behavioural outbursts, leaving parents feeling bewildered and helpless. "Parenting a Child with Intense Emotions" will help these parents accept, acknowledge, and de-escalate their children's emotions. In this book, readers learn a skill called validation that will help them find kernels of truth within a child's emotional outbursts and respond effectively. By learning the skills and strategies in this book, parents will become less defensive when angry feelings are aimed at them and better able to help their child express himself or herself effectively.