DBT Training

This two-day workshop covers the fundamentals of DBT Skills: Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.

What is DBT?

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) is a type of talking therapy.  It is based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) but has been adapted to help people who experience emotions very intensely. The goal of DBT is to help others learn to manage their difficult emotions by letting them experience, recognise and accept them. 

The training:

This two-day workshop covers the fundamentals of DBT Skills: Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Participants learn how to set up a group, the group goals and guidelines, begin to teach skills, be a co-leader, identify and solve common problems in skills groups, make skills lectures come alive, give meaningful homework assignments, and review homework assignments in a way that promotes active engagement with different client populations and settings. This course is designed for all mental health professionals who want to learn to teach or improve their teaching of DBT skills to clients.

British Isles DBT training are the only UK & Ireland based organisation that is affiliated with the Linehan Institute.  The Linehan Institute aims to advance leading edge behavioural technologies along with the latest developments in DBT training.  All training materials are sourced from Linehan Institute with the latest international developments in DBT.

All DBT trainers have expertise in the implementation of DBT in UK & Ireland & Irish NHS and Private healthcare settings, and in involved in the delivery of major research trials in DBT and practice DBT with an advanced level of competence

All of our trainers have expertise in the implementation of DBT in UK & Irish NHS and private healthcare settings.

Workshop Objectives

- Understand the necessity of acquisition, strengthening, and generalisation in effecting lasting and positive change.

- Describe the importance of behavioural rehearsal in strengthening and generalising skills.

- Identify strategies for engaging behavioural rehearsal in strengthening and generalising skills.

- Demonstrate strategies for coaching skills to prevent escalations in the milieu.

- Demonstrate balance in using acceptance and change based skills coaching in the milieu.

Date: Thursday 16th & Friday 17th April 2020

Location: Inspire, 1st Floor Training Room, Lombard House, 10-20 Lombard Street, BT1 1RD.

Times: 9.30 – 4.30,  Registration will commence at 9am

Total Cost: £350 Lunch is included in the price

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