Over the past 10 years, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) have become quite popular. Both of these approaches have a strong cognitive therapy component and are extremely useful with a variety of problems including addiction, anxiety, anger, coping with chronic pain, depression, grief and trauma.

In this workshop you will learn the techniques of both ACT and DBT and practice applying them to a variety of issues with a variety of populations.

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Designed to help LPCs, LCSWs, LMFTs and LADCs get all of their CEUs for the year in one day .  Early bird rate is $65
Graduate students, behavioral technicians, clergy and teachers are welcome to register.  The course will provide you a wide variety of tools.

Contact Hours: 8 live and 2 online
Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Explain the core philosophies of both DBT and ACT
  • Integrate the theory and techniques of DBT and ACT into group and individual settings
  • Effectively teach DBT and ACT skills including psychological flexibility, mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness and problem solving to adolescents and adults
  • Appropriately apply techniques to issues including addiction, anxiety, anger, chronic pain, depression
  • Use a multifaceted approach to understanding client's thoughts and feelings
  • Use the ACT matrix, diary cards and chain analysis to explore and change behaviors
  • Put together a DBT consultation group and describe all of the components of a DBT program.

Save 50% with Early Bird Registration. (Price increases to $130 in July)