Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Practical Skills

CPD
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Lecture Overview

Teaching a person with borderline personality disorder to regulate their emotions is a very important part of their recovery. Following on from Geoff Ahern's lecture, 'What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?', this session looks at a range of practical skills within DBT that a person is taught for managing their emotions.

Educators

Portrait of Geoffrey Ahern
Geoffrey Ahern

Geoffrey Ahern is a senior mental health clinician and educator who splits his time between working with people in a mental health crisis in the ED setting and working proactively to educate other health professionals and the community about how to better understand mental health problems, as well as substance use and addiction. Over the years, he has gained extensive experience in emergency and trauma, rural nursing, alcohol and other drug counselling, and psychiatric nursing across both the public and private sectors. He holds a masters of health science (mental health and addiction). Geoff is particularly fascinated by the impact that exercise, nutrition, community, meaning and purpose, and practices like yoga have on a person’s mental health, as well as living a simple life of reflection, contentment and wonderment. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD22m of CPD
First Published19 November 2019
Updated19 November 2019
Expires
19 September 2021
Topics
Mental Health
Complementary Therapies
Learning Tools