Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 71–77 | Cite as

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Mild-to-Moderate Transdiagnostic Emotional Dysregulation

  • Keith GaynorEmail author
  • Olivia Gordon
Original Paper


Recent research has found that emotional dysregulation is a transdiagnostic feature across a range of common mental health difficulties and within the general population. However, existing treatment for emotional dysregulation is typically long-term, intensive or focused on personality constructs. The aims of this paper are to (1) present a transdiagnostic cognitive model of emotional dysregulation (2) present a short-term cognitive behavioural therapy intervention for mild-to-moderate presentations of emotional dysregulation.


Cognitive therapy Cognitive behavioural therapy Emotional dysregulation Depression Anxiety Continuum 



The authors wish to acknowledge Miriam Fehily for her contribution to this paper.


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  1. 1.St John of God HospitalStillorganIreland

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