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Introduction

To introduce participants to the theory, practice and applications of DBT

This workshop will give participants a taster of the fundamental theory and skills of DBT. It incorporates a brief introduction to basic DBT theory, but the main aim is to teach participants the DBT skills of working with problems of motivation and engagement and how to structure an intervention, as well as mindfulness, validation and behaviour management. The workshop is focused on practical clinical skills and involves demonstrations. All of the insights and skills taught will have relevance to participants’ normal practice.

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The Presenter

Dr Fiona Kennedy is a respected and knowledgeable, fun trainer with a knack of making complex concepts accessible without losing their richness. She has edited the book “Cognitive Behavioural Approaches To The Understanding And Treatment Of Dissociation’ with Dr David Pearson and Dr Helen Kennerley, and written “Get Your Life Back: The Most Effective Therapies For A Better You”, which is a self help book integrating CBT, DBT, ACT and CFT. She has a special interest in trauma and dissociation

Venue

McInnes Room, Warneford Hospital