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DBT in Action: In-Session Client Demonstration + Real-World DBT: Adapting DBT to Fit Your Practice DVD Bundle
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Multi-disc DVD recording (24 hour, 45 minutes) with instructions.
PESI Publishing & Media
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
[+] [-] 042840 - Real-World DBT: Adapting DBT to Fit Your Practice
  • Validate patient emotional wounds without reinforcing them
  • Adapt DBT for the clinical need of the client
  • Utilize DBT in individual psychotherapy
  • Practice DBT with most major mental health disorders
  • Develop strategies to overcome resistance
  • Conduct “good therapy” without adherence to a manual (although using the manual!)

[+] [-] 048305 - DBT in Action: In-Session Client Demonstration
  1. Determine the structure of an individual DBT session
  2. Identify treatment targets with the diary card
  3. Analyze target behaviors and apply skills with behavioral analysis

[+] [-] 042840 - Real-World DBT: Adapting DBT to Fit Your Practice
DBT Theory in Action
  • Foundations of DBT
  • Emotional sensitivity as the “core” defect
  • Emotional sensitivity is the result of kindling effects and neurochemistry, not always Axis II disorders
  • Treatment targets for DBT
  • Therapist strategies to deploy DBT

Application of DBT
  • Evidence-Based Practice and DBT
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Mindfulness
  • Acceptance and Change
  • Coping Skills to replace escape and avoidance
  • Treatment, Client and Therapist Dialectics
  • DBT Relationship and Change Strategies

Moving Beyond Borderline
  • Using DBT with Other Diagnoses:
    1. Mood Disorders
    2. Anxiety Disorders
    3. Eating Disorders
    4. Substance abuse
    5. OCD
    6. Impulse Control
    7. Complex Comorbidity

Practice of DBT in Individual Psychotherapy and Other Settings
  • Adapting of DBT to match clinical need
  • Levels of care
  • When to refer
  • Assessing and insuring safety

[+] [-] 048305 - DBT in Action: In-Session Client Demonstration
  • Treatment Structure
  • Incorporating Mindfulness
  • The Diary Card
  • Awareness and Skill-Building
    • Applying Skills Outside of Treatment
Please Note: Lane Pederson, PsyD, LP is not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organizations.



Lane Pederson Psy.D, LP, has provided Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) training and consultation to over 10,000 professionals in the United States, Australia, South Africa, Dubai, Canada, and Mexico through his training and consultation company, Lane Pederson and Associates, LLC ( A real-world practitioner, Dr. Pederson co-owns Mental Health Systems, PC (MHS), one of the largest DBT-specialized practices in the United States with four clinic locations in Minnesota ( At MHS Dr. Pederson has developed DBT programs for adolescents, adults, people with dual disorders, and people with developmental disabilities. He has served as clinical and training directors, has directed practice-based clinical outcome studies, and has overseen the care of thousands of clients in need of intensive outpatient services.

Dr. Pederson’s DBT publications include The Expanded Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Manual, 2nd Edition: DBT for Self-Help and Individual & Group Treatment Settings (PESI, 2017); Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Contemporary Guide for Practitioners (Wiley, 2015); and Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment Settings (PESI, 2013) and The DBT Deck for Clients and Therapists: 101 Mindful Practices to Manage Distress, Regulate Emotions & Build Better Relationships (PESI, 2019).

Notable organizations he has trained for include Walter Reed National Military Hospital, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the Ontario Psychological Association, the Omid Foundation, and Psychotherapy Networker. He has provided DBT training for community mental health agencies, chemical dependency treatment centers, hospital and residential care settings, and to therapists in forensic settings. Dr. Pederson also co-owns Acacia Therapy and Health Training ( in South Africa. Dr. Pederson currently serves on the advisory board for the doctorial counseling program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and is a peer reviewer for Forensic Scholars Today.

Lane Pederson is not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organization.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Lane Pederson maintains a private practice. He is an author for PESI Publishing & Media and receives royalties. Dr. Pederson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Lane Pederson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 042840 - Real-World DBT: Adapting DBT to Fit Your Practice
[+] [-] 048305 - DBT in Action: In-Session Client Demonstration
Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals