DBT-E: Introducing DBT as a treatment for eating disorders
- Introduce the DBT treatment model, focusing on dialectical theory and behavioural interventions
- Provide an understanding of the underlying research outcomes
- Outline key factors and challenges that face clients presenting with both restrictive and binge eating patterns
- Introduce the emotion dysregulation model of problem eating
- Outline orientation and commitment strategies to ensure that clients engage and remain in treatment
- Discuss additional mindfulness strategies designed to manage urges and difficulties remaining abstinent from problem behaviour
- Understand how behavioural interventions can be utilised in individual therapy
- Troubleshoot difficulties that may arise in treatment
- Introduce DBT relapse prevention strategies
Prior knowledge of DBT is strongly recommended. Please contact the event organiser if you need suggestions of where to seek this out.
About the Presenter:
Tanya Gilmartin has a background in working with eating disorders, and started using DBT as a treatment for disordered eating behaviour in 2011. As an intensively-trained DBT therapist and clinical supervisor she has extensive knowledge and experience in training clinicians in DBT and adaptations of DBT. She has also gained significant experience designing and providing training using online modalities. She shares her extensive knowledge and experience in this area in a passionate and engaging manner, with a goal to ensure that all workshop participants get what they need from the workshop.
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