Details Price Qty
General Webinar Admission $360.00 USD  

  • Day 1
     February 27, 2025
     10:30 am - 6:00 pm

    Central Standard Time (CST)
  • Day 2
     February 28, 2025
     10:30 am - 6:00 pm

    Central Standard Time (CST)

**This is a special 2-day, 12-CE webinar event.

This workshop will provide an overview of the core DBT interventions and discuss how to provide DBT flexibly with responsiveness to different presentations and cultural populations. Experiential exercises, case examples, and multimedia will be used to provide applied, practical, clinical learning. An overview of the history, theory, and model of DBT will be presented, alongside discussions of diverse applications of DBT for different diagnostic presentations, populations, and settings. Examples of skills from each skills module (Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Distress Tolerance) will be presented and practiced.

The primary focus of this training is on how to provide DBT in a flexible, responsive, and individualized manner, while maintaining fidelity to DBT core principles and practices.


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Attendance and Location Details


Date and Time


**Special 2-day, 12-CE Live event**


Day 1: Thursday, February 27, 2025, 10:30am – 6:00pm CST / 11:30am – 7:00pm ET / 8:30am – 4:00pm PT

Day 2: Friday, February 28, 2025, 10:30am – 6:00pm CST / 11:30am – 7:00pm ET / 8:30am – 4:00pm PT

*Zoom link will be made available to you 24-48 hours prior to event date




Day 1 Feb 27th :

1030am – 12pm: Theoretical Basis and Model of DBT
12pm – 12:15pm: Break
12:15pm – 1:45pm Distress Tolerance Part I: Crisis Survival Skills
1:45pm -2:45pm: Lunch
2:45pm – 4:15pm: Distress Tolerance Part II: Radical Acceptance
4:15pm – 4:30pm: Break
4:30pm – 6pm: Emotion Regulation Part I: Function of Emotions and Skills

Day 2 Feb 28th :

10:30-12pm: Emotion Regulation Part II: Values and Problem-Solving
12pm – 12:15pm: Break
12:15pm – 1:45pm: Interpersonal Effectiveness
1:45pm – 2:45pm: Lunch
2:45pm-  4:15pm: Mindfulness
4:15pm – 4:30pm: Break
4:30pm – 6pm: Bringing skills together in clinical practice


This training will provide participants clinical knowledge and tools to:

1. Learn and describe the core tenets, principles, and underlying theory of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
2. Explain how the DBT model fits the presentation of Borderline Personality Disorder.
3. Define distress tolerance and its purpose.
4. Identify distress tolerance skills and their applications for common client problems.
5. Explain core crisis survival skills.
6. Explain the various functions of emotions and the role of emotion regulation.
7. Describe the Opposite Action skill and provide examples of its application.
8. Learn and understand emotion regulation strategies and how to integrate them into therapy.
9. State various examples of interpersonal effectiveness skills.
10. Explain how to help clients practice interpersonal effectiveness skills for common interpersonal challenges.
11. Demonstrate the unique use of mindfulness skills within DBT.
12. Explain the Wise Mind skill and its application to common client concerns.

Target Audience:

The target audience for this live webinar event includes psychologists, social workers, counselors, MFT’s, and other clinical mental health professionals.


Instructional Level: Intermediate

Instructor(s): Emily Wharton, PsyD

Material Author(s): Emily Wharton, PsyD

Dr. Emily Wharton is a Clinical Psychologist providing psychotherapy to individuals and couples in her private practice, and a Clinical Instructor at the Cognitive Behavior Institute, where she teaches courses in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Dr. Wharton has also served in roles of Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, and licensed clinical psychologist in the Palo Alto VA. She has provided supervision and training for VA and Stanford psychiatry residents, medical students, and psychology trainees in ACT, DBT, and MI. Dr. Wharton trained at the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, San Francisco VA, UCSF, and Palo Alto VA. Dr. Wharton has also served as the Member-At-Large Director for the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Wharton has given lectures and trainings for the Palo Alto VA, Stanford University, and the Association for Contextual and Behavioral Science. Dr. Wharton has published papers and book chapters on ACT for PTSD, ACT for moral injury, mindfulness practices for anxiety disorders, and group trauma-focused CBT for parents of preterm infants. Learn more about Dr. Wharton at

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