Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Balancing Acceptance and Change
$20.00 Or MEMBER PLAN (Starting at $9.99 a month/viewer)
Kimberly Enns, MSW, RSW
Kimberly is a Registered Social Worker, holding a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Her professional experience includes clinical case management, counseling and group facilitation in the child welfare system for high-needs children and youth, as well as in community-based programs for those who struggle with eating disorders and for individuals with intellectual disabilities in conflict with the law. In addition to her work with CTRI, Kimberly maintains a private counseling practice for individuals, couples, and families, specializing in the areas of trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, self-injury behavior, and disordered eating and body image. Her therapeutic approach is one of warmth and collaboration, recognizing that people are resilient, have inherent wisdom about their lives, and are hardwired for connection with others. Constantly pursuing her own growth as a therapist, Kimberly believes that helpers are energized by fresh ideas and approaches. She draws on her experience in the field and passion for these issues to provide energetic, enlightening, and interactive presentations.
People who struggle to regulate their intense emotional experiences often feel like they are at the mercy of reactive coping patterns. It can seem like these emotional storms hijack their behavior, take control of their thinking, and hurt their relationships with other people and themselves. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) provides concepts and skills to help people have more choices, become more emotionally calm, and be more present in their lives. This webinar explores key concepts and useful skills such as tolerating distress, managing emotions, and enhancing interpersonal communication.
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Learning Objectives:At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Identify what dialectical behavior therapy is and describe the dialectical approach
- Understand biosocial theory and behavior chain analysis
- Explain and implement skills from the four modules of DBT