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DBT®Skills Essentials Workshop 18-19 September 2017 Park Inn Hotel TELFORD : ONLY 15 PLACES LEFT


Event Name:

DBT®Skills Essentials Workshop 18-19 September 2017 Park Inn Hotel TELFORD : ONLY 15 PLACES LEFT

Event Location


Starting on:

Monday 18 September, 2017

Ending on:

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Course Description

Course Description

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.

This workshop will be of interest to clinicians who

Venue: Park Inn, Telford Center Shropshire, Forge Gate, Telford TF3 4N

  • Have no previous knowledge of DBT but would like to know more about the approach.
  • Are joining intensively trained DBT teams.
  • Are interested in helping their clients become more skilful in managing a range of emotional and interpersonal difficulties.
  • Would like to learn some of the 4 skills that the treatment employs to help clients with multiple diagnoses and impulsive behaviours (core mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness).

Senior Lead Trainer

Dr. Christine Dunkley is a senior trainer with biDBT. She left the NHS in 2012 after 30 years service to concentrate on her role as a consultant psychological therapist across the UK & Ireland. An honorary lecturer at Bangor University, her publications include ‘Teaching clients to Use Mindfulness skills’ (Routledge) and ‘Core components of DBT’ (DVD series) She is also chair of the Society for DBT

Dr Janet Feigenbaum is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist for North East London Foundation Trust and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at University College London.  She is clinical and strategic lead for personality disorder services for NELFT and IMPART (Intensive Management of Personality disorders: Assessment and Recovery Team).  Janet also collaborates with NIMHE and the NHS England on developing services for individuals with personality disorder.









Cost of Course: £400 ( excl VAT)

Early Bird discount £75 pp –

Groups of 4 & Over £300

Groups of 20 and over £260 pp

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