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Understanding the Basics of DBT, Session 1: Introduction to DBT & Strategies for Mindfulness

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This 4-part webinar series on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) offers an exploration of DBT’s core modules, designed to enhance the skills of students and new professionals. This series is designed to provide a foundational overview of DBT to cover the skills for mindfulness and how to help individuals stay present in the moment, regulate emotions and reduce emotional vulnerability, cope with crises and difficult situations without making them worse, and navigate interpersonal relationships effectively. Throughout the series, participants will gain valuable insights and practical techniques to support individuals in applying tools to their daily lives.

Webinar objectives:

  • Review DBT’s history and outline the DBT treatment structure and process
  • Explain the key components of DBT:
    • Mindfulness
    • Emotional regulation
    • Distress tolerance
    • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Understand mindfulness strategies and their importance in DBT
  • Review a case study and practical examples of using these skills with clients




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