Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) was developed for people with Borderline Personality Disorder but now has a wide evidence base for a broader range of complex conditions with treatment resistant presentations.
In this enlightening and practical video interview Consultant Clinical Psychologist Paul Grantham explores with Dr Fiona Kennedy the key elements of DBT and its applications to complex cases.
Main learning points of the video:
Discover the reasons for applying DBT to treatment resistant presentations.
Explore balancing Acceptance and Change.
Learn why commitment work is essential in DBT.
Learn the importance of identifying client’s goals and values
Identifying ‘target behaviours’.
Explore three elements of DBT: individual and group work, and coaching.
Individual work: building relationship and analysing target behaviours.
Skills group work: learning new adaptive behaviours.