10 hours | 10 CEs
This on-demand professional training program on an Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is presented by Michele Galietta, Ph.D. It is the first of seven programs in our Comprehensive DBT Certification Curriculum.
This program discusses the dialectical nature of DBT, i.e., the balance between change-based technology (via behavior therapy) with acceptance-based principles (via validation) in depth. In addition, the program describes the theoretical and empirical foundations for DBT. It reviews empirical findings, limitations of the current research, and the extent to which research findings are generalizable. The program also examines the structure of DBT, treatment targets, and DBT’s philosophical assumptions. Lastly, using case examples, it will demonstrate how DBT treats or ameliorates mental health problems rather than just managing them.
This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals
This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Upon completion of this program you will be able to:
Describe an introduction to DBT
Describe salient features of the research behind DBT
Describe adaptations of DBT for specialized settings and populations
Describe the structure of DBT
Describe bio-social theory of DBT
Describe the therapist and client agreements in DBT
Describe the assumptions of clients and therapy in DBT
Describe the modes of DBT and their Function
Michele Galietta, PhD
Dr. Michele Galietta is Associate Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the City University of New York, where she served as Director of the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program from 2005-2013. Dr. Galietta is a researcher and clinician specializing in the training, adap...
1. Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
2. DBT Research
3. DBT Theory
4. DBT with Emotion Regulation Deficits
5. DBT Structure
6. DBT Impatient Adaptation
7. DBT Stages of Treatment
8. DBT Skills Group
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