DBT Master Classes!

The Australian DBT Institute hosts monthly masterclasses in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for mental health professionals who have completed intensive or comprehensive training in DBT.  Each hour-long webinar, or LIVE lectures starting at 6pm (Melb/Syd time) from our Gold Coast head office, is broadcast via Zoom and then stored on CMHE Academy following…

New Year’s Early Bird Pricing

Now is the best time to register for your 2017 Continuing Professional Development with CMHE! The Centre for Mental Health Education has extended our early bird rates and offers for 2017 workshops although some of the early bird rates finish on 16th January 2017! Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) $330 $250.00# Introduction to…

Clinician Retreats

2019 Retreats: Thailand DBT Retreat – April 2019 (4 Day) Our Clinician Retreats Clinician Retreats are specifically designed for health professionals interested in learning how to incorporate mindfulness into their clinical practice and daily lives. Our retreats offer an annual retreat for health professionals in Far North Queensland, Thailand and Bali which offers a…

2016 DBT Program accepting applications from Mental Health Professionals!

The Australian DBT Institute is offering up to 4 DBT Fellowships at the Essentia Health & Wellbeing Centre location in Highett Victoria. DBT Fellows are qualified Clinical Psychologists, Credentialed Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Psychiatrists or Occupational Therapists with a desire to extend their clinical practice in the management of Borderline Personality…

2015 DBT Program Intake Dates

Due to an increased demand for DBT programs, the Australian DBT Institute has recently re-located to the Essentia Health & Wellbeing Centre in Highett Rd, Highett Victoria. 2015 is the tenth year DBT programs have been led by Institute Director Peter King. The Institute provides a model of best practice which has been…

2014 DBT Training Dates & Locations!

The Australian DBT Institute has today announced the dates and DBT Training for 2014! The Australian DBT Institute will provide training in Sydney (May & November 2014); Melbourne (March – September 2014); Gold Coast (May & June 2014) and Darwin (December 2014). 2014 DBT TRAINING DBT Introduction: 4 day program from…

Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder

Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) often receive mental health treatment with the benefits shown for the use of psychotherapy (NCCMH, 2009; Peris, 2009; NHMRC, 2012) and to a lesser degree psychoeducation (Zanarini & Frankenburg, 2008). Although receiving treatment, not all individuals with BPD presenting to health services receive the…