Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: A Basic and Practical Introduction to Utilizing DBT and Mindfulness Skills in Therapy
9:00am – 4:30pm
This workshop is an introduction into the world of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for anyone needing a starting point into understanding the basics of DBT for individual and group work. Participants will know the purpose and benefits of various mindfulness skills, brief explanation of Distress tolerance skills, Emotion regulation skills and interpersonal effectiveness. Demonstration of how to successfully implement the use of diary cards and the Behavioral Chain Analysis technique to help clients change ineffective behaviors in a manner that is thoughtful and benevolent.
This workshop can prepare the novice DBT practitioner in deciding if they wish to expand their knowledge in the field of DBT by learning the remaining skill modules: Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness.
- What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Understanding dialectics
- Theories of DBT
- Mindfulness skills
- The “What” & “How” of Mindfulness skills
- How to utilize the Diary card
- Implementing the Behavioral Chain analysis
- The importance of the alliance between therapist
REFUND POLICY: LIVING TRANSFORMATIONS LLC, HAS A NO REFUND POLICY. IN THE EVENT YOU CANNOT ATTEND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO CHOSE A DIFFERENT DATE OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY OTHER WORKSHOP THAT IS OFFERED. THIS TICKET IS ALSO TRANSFERABLE TO A COLLEAGUE.