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This seminar recording provides an emphasis on developing a detailed understanding and a foundation of the skills of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) when working with mental health, addiction and dual diagnosis clients. Developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., at the University of Washington, DBT was designed to assist clients with personality disorders build a life worth living.
DBT is an empirically validated approach for working with mental health, addictions, and dual diagnosis clients. It is designed to empower clients to establish mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. DBT assists clinicians in treating challenging clients with suicidal issues, self harm potential and dramatic interpersonal styles.
This seminar recording will explore the theoretical basis for this approach, specific DBT interventions and how to work effectively with challenging clients. There will be a strong experiential component that will directly apply to clinical work. Familiarity with these techniques will enhance your clinical skills and professional development.
Integrate the theory and techniques of DBT into your clinical practice
Teach DBT skills in the areas of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness
Incorporate DBT skills into your individual and group therapy
Apply DBT skills to mental health, addiction and dual diagnosis clients
Identify additional tools and resources for implementing DBT
History & Philosophy of DBT
Intrapsychic and interpersonal factors
Clients need to be more effective
Therapy interfering behaviors
Grounded in the present while being connected to past & future
Balancing thoughts and feelings to achieve Wise Mind
Learn classic and innovative Mindfulness skills
Mindfulness skills worksheets
Distress Tolerance Skills
Building frustration tolerance
Utilizing crisis survival strategies
Learn classic and innovative Distress Tolerance skills
Distress Tolerance skills worksheets
Emotional Regulation Skills
Understanding emotions and reducing vulnerability
Making lemonade from lemons
Learn classic and innovative Emotional Regulation skills
Emotional Regulation skills worksheets
Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills
Balance in Relationships
Objective, Relationship and Self-Respect Effectiveness
Learn classic and innovative Interpersonal Effectiveness skills
Interpersonal Effectiveness skills worksheets
ABOUT CATHY MOONSHINE, Ph.D., MAC, CADC III
Cathy Moonshine, Ph.D., MAC, CADC III is the executive director of Moonshine Consulting, as well as assistant professor at the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Moonshine has been using DBT with clients, supervisees, and colleagues at treatment settings and graduate programs for over a decade, and is known nationally as an expert trainer, clinical supervisor, clinician and acclaimed PESI presenter of DBT. She is the author of Acquiring Competency and Achieving Proficiency with Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Volume I The Clinician's Guidebook and Volume II The Worksheets.
Dr. Moonshine has worked with dozens of clinicians and organizations to integrate DBT to clinical practices and program models. She has over 20 years of experience in public and private mental health and substance abuse treatment settings across all levels of care. Dr. Moonshine provides licensure supervision and collegial consultation to mental health, addictions and dual diagnosis clinicians. She also works with systems of care and individual clinicians to implement and sustain evidenced based practices.
For nearly 10 years, Dr. Moonshine has served as clinical director for Portland, Oregon. In that role, Dr. Moonshine continues to make an impact in the local, state and national treatment communities with her consultation, supervision and trainings, and is considered an expert in the areas of addictions and dual diagnosis treatment. She has testified to the Oregon State Legislature, appeared on local news programs and completed program evaluations for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. She served on work-groups with Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration on development of national standards for clinical supervision and counselor competencies. She serves on the Board of the Northwest Institute of Addiction Studies. You can find out more about Dr. Moonshine and her services and products at http//www.Moonshine-Consulting.com. Attend her seminars to complete continuing education and increase clinical competencies with DBT and other evidence-based practices.
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This self-study material qualifies for 3.5 contact hours.
Cathy Moonshine, Ph.D., MAC, CADC III
Cathy Moonshine, Ph.D., MAC, CADC III is the executive director of Moonshine Consulting, as well as assistant professor at the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Moonshine has been using DBT with clients, supervisees, and colleagues at treatment settings and graduate programs for over a decade, and is known nationally as an expert trainer, clinical supervisor, clinician and acclaimed PESI presenter of DBT. She is the author of Acquiring Competency and Achieving Proficiency with Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Volume I The Clinician’s Guidebook and Volume II The Worksheets.