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DBT Conference - DBT: Basics & Beyond <i>AND</i> Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy
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$399.98 USD
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Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI Publishing & Media
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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[+] [-] 042965 - Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Basics & Beyond
  • Integrate the theory and techniques of DBT into your clinical practice
  • Teach DBT skills in the areas of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Incorporate DBT skills into your individual and group therapy
  • Apply DBT skills to mental health, addiction and dual diagnosis clients
  • Identify additional tools and resources for implementing DBT
  • Identify a variety of problem behaviors with DBT skills
  • Give examples of a variety of strategies for teaching DBT skills

[+] [-] 042970 - Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  1. Create an effective DBT clinical process.
  2. Apply DBT to a variety of clinical presentations.
  3. Implement DBT in different formats and settings.
  4. Practice streamlined diary cards and chain analysis.
  5. Balance levels of validation with the most effective behavior change methods.
  6. Develop a plan to increase your DBT competency.

[+] [-] 042965 - Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Basics & Beyond
History & Philosophy of DBT
  • Intrapsychic and interpersonal factors
  • Clients need to be more effective
  • Therapeutic dialectics
  • Therapy interfering behaviors

Mindfulness Skills
  • Grounded in the present while being connected to past & future
  • Balancing thoughts and feelings to achieve Wise Mind
  • Learn classic and innovative Mindfulness skills
  • Mindfulness skills worksheets

Distress Tolerance Skills
  • Building frustration tolerance
  • Utilizing crisis survival strategies
  • Learn classic and innovative Distress Tolerance skills
  • Distress Tolerance skills worksheets

Emotional Regulation Skills
  • Understanding emotions and reducing vulnerability
  • Making lemonade from lemons
  • Learn classic and innovative Emotional Regulation skills
  • Emotional Regulation skills worksheets

Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills
  • Balance in Relationships
  • Objective, Relationship and Self-Respect Effectiveness
  • Learn classic and innovative Interpersonal Effectiveness skills
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness skills worksheets

[+] [-] 042970 - Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy
DBT in Practice
  • Understanding how therapy works: The Contextual Model
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Maximizing therapeutic factors, DBT-style
  • Essential elements and functions of DBT revisited
Structure Therapy
  • Structure as a therapeutic factor
  • Structuring the therapy environment
  • Identifying treatment targets: suicidality, self-injurious behavior (SIB), therapy-interfering behavior (TIB), and other targets
  • Levels of validation
  • Validation as an informal exposure technique
Best Methods of Changing Behaviors
  • Self-monitoring with the diary card
  • Behavioral contingencies
  • DBT-style cognitive interventions
  • Behavior Chain (Change) Analysis
Communication Styles: Reciprocal and Irreverent Consultation Group
  • Increase your motivation
  • Develop effective responses
  • Qualities of effective treatment teams
Next Steps: Develop Your Proficiency in DBT

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
[+] [-] 042965 - Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Basics & Beyond
[+] [-] 042970 - Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses and other Mental Health Professionals