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Regulating Emotion the DBT Way™

Course Name:

Regulating Emotion the DBT Way™

Course Date:

11-12 October 2021

Course Location:

Live and Online via Zoom

Course Level:

2

Course Length:

2 days

Course Description

The role of strengthening emotion regulation skills falls to the individual therapist. Clients may have read about emotion regulation or learned the skills in DBT group, but still tend to over-rely on distraction or distress tolerance when these skills are called for in everyday life. In this workshop delegates will learn the moment-by-moment steps involved in coaching the client to regulate an emotion. The facilitator will share some top tips on managing the common pitfalls in upregulating or downregulating each emotion to fit the facts. Delegates will be shown how to troubleshoot to ensure the client has genuinely grasped the skill. Suitable for DBT and other therapists working with clients who have dysregulated emotion.

This training is designed for all mental health professional who:

  • Work in a therapeutic role and would like to learn more about coaching emotion regulation.
  • Are currently delivering DBT Skills and would like to receive advanced training on the Emotion Regulation Skill.

This training is delivered by Dr Christine Dunkley. Dr Dunkley is a consultant psychotherapist with the British Isles DBT training team, and the co-founder and first chair of the SfDBT. She has over 20 publications including books on mindfulness, and articles in British, American and European psychotherapy journals. Her research paper, “Hearing the Suicidal Patient’s Emotional Pain” is the number one ‘most read’ article in ‘Crisis’, the journal of the International Association for Suicide Prevention. She wrote the chapter on conceptual and practical issues in the application of emotion regulation in the Oxford Handbook of DBT (ed. M. Swales.) She also sat on the expert reference group for Personality Disorders at UCL.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites needed to join this course but it is advisable to have some previous training in DBT.

Trainers

amy gaglia

Dr Christine Dunkley

Consultant Trainer

Supporting Materials

book

Regulating Emotion the DBT: A Therapist’s Guide to Opposite Action

£19.99

Regulating Emotion the DBT Way is a practical guide to the DBT skill of ‘Opposite Action’, which helps clients develop the skill of up- or down-regulating their emotions when necessary. It is the skill that fosters emotional literacy in clients who have learned to fear or avoid painful feelings.

Course Costs

Course Cost:

£400 + VAT per person
€495 + VAT per person

Early Bird:

£325 + VAT Per Person
€395 + VAT per person

Early Bird Expiry:

12th July 2021

Group Rate:

4+ £300 + VAT per person OR 20+ £250 + VAT per person
4+ €370 + VAT per person OR 20+ €320 + VAT per person

Commissioned Courses Available:

Yes - For Groups 20+

Course Levels

Level 1: Introduction to DBT: Learn the basic principles of DBT and decide if it is right for you and your clients
Level 2: Therapy Essentials: Apply DBT principles and how DBT skills can integrate into your existing practice. You may also choose to offer DBT skills training groups.
Level 3: Comprehensive Training in Standard DBT: Implement a full DBT programme, based on the original model developed and researched by Dr. Marsha Linehan
Level 4: Advanced DBT Training and Adaptations: Learn how to adapt DBT for special populations (e.g., children, adolescents)

Summary
Event
Regulating Emotion the DBT Way™
Location
DBT Training, Croesnewydd Hall,Wrexham Technology Park,Wrexham-LL13 7YP
Starting on
October 11, 2021
Ending on
October 12, 2021
The role of strengthening emotion regulation skills falls to the individual therapist. Clients may have read about emotion regulation or learned the skills in DBT group, but still tend to over-rely on distraction or distress tolerance when these skills are called for in everyday life. In this workshop delegates will learn the moment-by-moment steps involved in coaching the client to regulate an emotion. The facilitator will share some top tips on managing the common pitfalls in upregulating or downregulating each emotion to fit the facts. Delegates will be shown how to troubleshoot to ensure the client has genuinely grasped the skill. Suitable for DBT and other therapists working with clients who have dysregulated emotion.
Offer Price
GBP 400