Contact Hours: 10
Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes
Based on: The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook by Matthew McKay et. al. 2007 New Harbinger Publications.
- Explore the types of distress experienced by people exposed to trauma
- Learn the types of dysfunctional stress reactions which may increase distress in people with PTSD
- Define distress tolerance skills including distraction and relaxation
- Identify DBT skills that can aid patients in dealing with re-experiencing the traumatic event, avoidance of reminders of the trauma, and increased anxiety and emotional arousal.
- Explore the concept of the emotional mind vs. the wise mind
psychoeducation and DBT to help patients identify how their prior
symptoms were an attempt at survival, albeit a dysfunctional one
- Learn how committed action can be helpful in assisting clients with PTSD and Trauma issues to regain a sense of purpose
This course is available at http://allceus.com
- Teacher: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes