DBT This one day training focuses on Individual Psychotherapy in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and is geared towards all participants having an understanding of, commitment to and benefits Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) can have for your clients in Individual Therapy.

This course will explore DBT that offers skills based non‐judgemental approach to the management of client’s with Borderline Personality Disorder and clients who are self harming. In particular key concepts of Core Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance as acceptance based modules; teaching clients how to live with reality “as it is” will be explored. Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness as change‐oriented modules, teaching clients how to alter themselves or their environments will also be addressed.

Course Prerequisites: The Foundations in DBT workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop. Clinicians are required to be trained to a level where they have knowledge of DBT, the standard content and processes of DBT.

Workshop content
– Overview of DBT (Research, Theoretical Basis, Stages of Treatment, Structure)
– Commitment
– DBT Skills
– Individual Therapy
– Phone Coaching
– Contingencies
– Middle Path (Behaviouralism, Dialectics & Validation)
– Setting up your DBT Individual Sessions

Workshop Fees
– Pre December 1st Registration* $165
– Early Bird Rate from $220
– Full Fee from $330

Click here for more information on the Centre for Mental Education Registration Page