What would I benefit from this workshop and why is it important to learn DBT?

  • This workshop will add to your CPD (Continuing Professional Development) hours. However, we recommend double-checking with your board.
  • It is considered to be the first step towards becoming an accredited DBT therapist
  • DBT will allow you to work with a number of clients, including those with personality disorders, suicidality, addiction problems, and eating disorders.
  • The research suggested fewer relapse rates under DBT, compared to treatment-as-usual.
  • DBT is a cost-effective therapy; fewer admission rates
  • The research suggested reduced symptoms of trauma, stress, anxiety, and depression under DBT, compared to treatment-as-usual.
  • DBT works towards enhancing and sustaining self-respect
  • Support of the DBT team (protects from clinical isolation and burnout)
  • Gives a great deal of skills and tools (empathy to compassion)
  • Evidence-based therapy for personality disorders, addiction
  • Skills reflect on the therapists themselves which help professionally and personally