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Understanding the Foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Part I [presentation] [video]

Dr. Stephanie Clarke, Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, and clinician at RISE Comprehensive DBT Intensive Outpatient Program shares how DBT’s problem-solving and acceptance-based approaches are helping teens build lives worth living.Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is currently gaining widespread recognition as the only well-established treatment for decreasing suicidal feelings or self-harming behaviors in adolescent youth.

This is part 1 of a 2-part series about DBT skills and how they can be helpful when treating youth with severe depression.

View the slides:

Community Education Session: January 8, 2019

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View the slides for part 2 of “Understanding the Foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy.”


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