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DBT Skills Training: The Essentials™

Course Name:

DBT Skills Training: The Essentials™

Course Date:

18 - 19 March 2021

Course Location:

Live and Online Via Zoom

Course Level:


Course Length:

2 day

Course Continuation Date:


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

  • 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).


No Prerequisites needed to join this course

Supporting Materials

dbt book

DBT Skills Manual


The much awaited updated edition of Dr. Marsha Linehan’s Skills Manual. This step-by-step guide is a comprehensive resource providing vital tools for implementing DBT Skills Training.


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:

31 December 2020

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 program, 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)


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