Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Introduction to Emotion Regulation Skills

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    55 students
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What you'll learn

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy was originally created by Dr. Marsha Linehan to treat Borderline Personality Disorder, a highly stigmatized emotion dysregulation disorder. It is now used to treat many different mental health conditions and its skills can be applied to any life. DBT is a skills-based program. It is packed-full of coping skills that help learners regulate emotions, tolerate distress, and manage interpersonal relationships.read more »»

Mental health issues affect people worldwide. They can decrease the quality of life dramatically and even threaten lives. The skills you’ll learn in this course can be taught to your patients to help them cope better with their realities. Pair this Mindfulness module with the five other DBT courses that are also available.
Emotion Regulation is one of four modules that make up Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Many people with mental health disorders struggle to regulate their emotions, which is key to a stable life. This module teaches skills that help learners understand and describe their emotions. You’ll learn tricks to get in touch with your emotions, as well as many other skills to share with your clients who struggle with emotion regulation.

Who Should Attend?
Everyone who want to gain skills to share with patients who are struggling with mental health disorders.

Key concepts covered include:

This course teaches introductory skills of DBT Emotion Regulation. It covers skills to improve emotional intelligence. These skills are meant to be practised in order to increase the effective regulation of emotions. Emotion regulation can improve your mood and quality of life.


Ms. Alicia Paz

M.A. Counseling Psychology


Alicia Paz created the first online DBT course of its kind in 2013. She has since taught Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) coping skills to over 4,000 students in 110 countries through live modules with skills coaching. In 2020 she launched a community DBT platform that includes live course sessions. She is also writing a DBT workbook for children.

For: intermediates

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