Prerequisite: DBT 100 with Dialectical Living OR have taken a 12wk DBT program at a recognized DBT Clinic within the last 3 years to be familiar with all of the basic DBT skills under all 4 modules..
Renew, Recharge, Revive! Now that you have learned the DBT basics it’s time to expand your knowledge and skill set! DBT 200 takes what you’ve learned and shows you advanced ways to use your DBT skills and provides you with brand new skills. DBT 200 offers more opportunities for skill practice, self-reflection and group discussion to support your continued learning of DBT. We pride ourselves on making learning DBT fun and interactive.
We offer this course in both an online and in group format at Danforth Ave and Chester St.
DBT 200 is a weekly 12-week program covering the following topics:
>Advanced Dialectics: How to make peace with painful conflicting realities, such as the need to radically accept the moment and the need or change in our lives.
>Diary Cards: Tracking our progress using the skills can make a huge
difference in applying them.
>Chain Analysis: Crisis moments don’t come out of thin air: How do we get ourselves into a crisis or high-emotion moment?
>Healthy Relationships: How can ERD interfere with our relationships?What are the hallmarks of a healthy relationship and how can we build one?
>Advanced Mindfulness: Continuing to train in noticing, naming, and
observing emotions and thoughts, instead of immediately reacting to them. Can we become more curious about our experience?
>Cognitive Distortions: Shining a light on these stubborn thinking habits
that undermine our emotional health.
>Primary and Secondary emotions: What’s underneath our emotional
reactions? Learning to self-validate primary emotions with compassion.
>Advanced Interpersonal Effectiveness: Reviewing and consolidating DEARMAN skills; learning new interpersonal effectiveness techniques.
>Opposite to Emotion Action: A powerful skill to reverse destructive
emotions and urges.
>The Six Levels of Validation: An entire session dedicated to honing and
practicing validation, the incredible practice that heals our relationships and ourselves.
>Values & Boundaries: Assessing and addressing whether our boundaries with others are serving ourselves and the relationship.