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Introduction to DBT

April 3, 2017 – Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Thearapy – A DBT Workshop
Presenter: Patricia Gieselman, MFT

Location: TBD
6 CEs

Part of a series of DBT Workshops:
Cost: 1 training = $199
2 trainings = $179 each
3 trainings = $159 each

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph. D. at the University of Washington to treat multi-diagnostic individuals with severe emotion regulation disorders. DBT has been successfully applied to a variety of presenting problems, including substance abuse, self-injury, and suicidal adolescents and adults. Choices Counseling & Skills Center and Patricia Gieselman, MFT invite you to our one-day overview of the four modules and corresponding skills of DBT. Modules teach skills in the areas of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness.

This 6-hour workshop provides a general introduction into the history, development and uses of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as well as identifies core principles, assumptions and strategies, and a brief overview of the skills taught.

Target Audience:
Licensed Mental Health Professionals – Post Licensure
Pre-licensed with experience
Instructional level of activity: Intermediate

Light breakfast fare is provided daily beginning at 8:30am at the training venue and is included in the tuition along with afternoon snacks. Lunch is not provided.

Objectives & Schedule:
Intro to DBT Timed Outline and Learning Objectives

About the Presenter:
Presenter – Patty

Accommodations, Ethics, Grievance, Privacy, Security, Refunds and Cancellations:

Continuing Education:
Patricia Gieselman Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.(dba: Choices Counseling & Skills Center/DBT Center – San Gabriel Valley) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT#128621) to sponsor continuing professional education for MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCCs. Patricia Gieselman, MFT is a Continuing Education Provider for California’s Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#15873). Patricia Gieselman Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc. (dba: Choices – A Counseling Center/DBT Center – San Gabriel Valley) is approved (PAT#037) by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. Patricia Gieselman Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. There is a $25.00 non-refundable processing fee for Continuing Education Certificates.


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