Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Mindfulness Skills

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    52 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.
Mindfulness is the first of four modules that make up Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). DBT’s mindfulness combines Eastern Zen Buddhism with Western theories of thought to create an effective, healing treatment. Mindfulness is an awareness of the present moment which is proven to improve emotion regulation and mood. In this course, you will learn the basic Mindfulness skills of DBT. You’ll become familiar with the basic states of mind and several mindfulness exercises you can use for yourself and share with your clients.

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 explains the core concepts of DBT mindfulness. It covers states of mind, meditation, and various mindfulness exercises. These exercises are meant to be practised in order to be present in the current moment. Being present 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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