Author: Eric Matsunaga

Clinic CLOSED on September 5 for Labor Day

Portland DBT Institute will be closed on Monday, September 5th for Labor Day. Please check-in with your individual therapist and/or skills group leader regarding individual scheduling policy, as some appointments may still be held. No cancellation fees will be applied

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Resources While You Wait

We, like you, feel so frustrated and sad about the length of our wait list. Because of the mental health crisis caused in part by COVID, our wait list has mushroomed over the past two years. You have our word

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Post-Doctoral Positions at PDBTI for 2022

We are actively recruiting three psychologist residents to join our team in 2022. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Portland DBT Institute (PDBTI) seeks six postdoctoral fellows to join our team in 2022. Located in Portland and Salem, Oregon, PDBTI is

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Recording of Learn and Earn Over Lunch – Chasing Your Tail in Treatment: When OCD is Missed

We are happy to offer a recording of PDBTI’s September Learn and Earn Over Lunch seminar – Chasing Your Tail in Treatment: When OCD is Missed, presented by Christopher Conley, MSW, RSW on September 8th, 2021. If you are interested in

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Licensed and unlicensed clinician positions available at Portland DBT Institute (with moving incentives!)

Do you want to do rewarding work with individuals who are truly suffering and experience stigma in the mental health community?  Are you interested in DBT? Do you find the idea of a $10,000 relocation bonus (with additional start up

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Announcing two new Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs): Adult Standard and Teen & Family

For many people with intense emotion dysregulation, standard outpatient DBT is enough. Sometimes, however, a more intensive approach may be preferred for one or more of the following reasons: to avoid hospitalization and other higher levels of care. when you

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New book release from Institute Director Dr. Linda Dimeff

Adding to her long list of renowned publications and authorships, PDBTI director Linda Dimeff, PhD, along with Shireen Rizvi, PhD, ABPP, and Kelly Koerner, PhD, is excited to announce a second edition of the clinical guidebook Dialectical Behavior Therapy in

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DBT Training Calendar

(Free CE Hour) Building a Life Worth Living with Structure and Work
October 12th, 2022
Natalie Dunn, BA

DBT for Adolescents and Families
October 20th-21st, 2022
Erica Tan, PsyD

DBT for People with Substance Use Disorders
November 2nd-4th, 2022
Linda Dimeff, PhD

 (Free CE Hour) Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Psychosis
November 9th, 2022
Maggie Mullen, LCSW, DBT-LBC

(Free CE Hour)When the chaos settles in DBT: Moving to treat quality of life interfering mental health problems
January 11th, 2023
Christopher Conley, DSW, RSW

DBT in a Nutshell: Treating Multi-Diagnostic, Complex Individuals
January 26th-27th, 2023
Jason Fritts, LCSW

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Psychosis
January 27th, 2023
Maggie Mullen, LCSW, DBT-LBC

(Free CE Hour) Antiracism in Clinical Practice
February 8th, 2023
Faria Kamal, PhD

Diving into DBT Skills: An Overview of the New and Old DBT Skills
February 16th-17th, 2023
Jason Fritts, LCSW

Optimizing the Engine of DBT Individual Therapy
February 23rd-24th, 2023
Erica Tan, PsyD

DBT CITI: Comprehensive Implementation & Training Intensive
March 1st-3rd(In-person or Virtual) & 9th-10th(Virtual), 2023
Andrew White, PhD, ABPP
Christopher Conley, DSW, RSW

Antiracism in Clinical Practice
March 16th, 2023
Faria Kamal, Ph.D

Working Well with the Suicidal Patient: Ethics, Boundaries of Competence, Avoiding Harm, and Risk Management 
March 17th, 2023
Andrew White, PhD

When the chaos settles: Moving to treat common mental health problems within DBT stage I
March 23rd-24th, 2023
Christopher Conley, DSW, RSW

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