Using DBT skills to reduce and prevent self-harm behaviours

24th July 2024, 9.30am - 12.30pm
Counsellors and trainees

CPD event - don’t miss this!

Do you work with clients showing self-harm behaviours or displaying emotional and behavioural issues? 

If yes, then, this online workshop is designed to help you enhance your therapeutic skills with a few DBT techniques, providing you with practical strategies to support your clients more effectively.

Led by a mental health expert with 17+ years of experience, this training is a must for every dedicated therapist to enhance your professional skills.

  • Date: 24th July 2024
  • Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm BST
  • Location: Online
  • Cost:  £60

About the workshop

This workshop is designed to provide a deep understanding of self-harm and the therapeutic strategies of dialectic behaviour therapy (DBT). Participants will gain comprehensive knowledge and practical skills to effectively support individuals struggling with self-harm and challenges in emotional regulation. Mansee aims to share her knowledge and practical experience in managing self-harm behaviours through DBT skills, ensuring attendees acquire techniques ready for immediate application.

Learning objectives

  1. Deepen understanding: Gain insights into the concept and reasons of self-harm.
  2. Risk management: Learn how to effectively manage risk and implement safety planning.
  3. DBT knowledge: Acquire a thorough understanding of dialectic behaviour therapy (DBT), its history, and how it differs from cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT).
  4. Practical DBT Skills: Develop essential skills in mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.
  5. Evolving professional development: Engage in ongoing professional development to continuously enhance your knowledge and skills.

Why attend this workshop?

Enhance your professional practice by gaining valuable insights and practical tools to address self-harm and apply DBT principles effectively. Additionally, attending this workshop contributes to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD), keeping your skills and knowledge up-to-date and relevant.

Who can attend this workshop?

This workshop is ideal for mental health professionals, counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists, educators, and anyone seeking to expand their expertise in supporting individuals with complex emotional and behavioural issues (self-harm). 

Bonus: All attendees will receive a recording of the workshop, useful video links, recommended reading list, self-harm distraction strategies, and the presentation to further support their learning and application of the skills taught.

Disclaimer: Please note that you will not be a 'DBT therapist' after attending this course. DBT as a treatment is effective when offered as a whole along with a supportive framework. This course will provide you with only certain DBT skills to prevent or reduce self-harm behaviours in your clients.

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Hosted by Mansee Gupte

Mansee is an accredited BACP Psychotherapist with a background in Counselling Psychology. She has overall 17 years of experience in mental health sector, including 8 years as a Senior Mental Health Practitioner in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Mansee completed extended training in Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT) from the As