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DBT CITI Part I 2024 Dates Announced!

DBT CITI: Comprehensive Implementation & Training Intensive Part I dates have been announced! DBT CITI PART I: Oct 7-9, 2024 & Oct 15-16, 2024 DBT CITI PART II:  2025 Dates will be announced soon! The innovative Dialectical Behavior Therapy Comprehensive Implementation

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We Are Moving Next Door!

As we approach the new year, we have some exciting news to share with you! Our Portland clinic will be moving offices in January 2024 – and the best part is it’s right next door to our current location!  This

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Training Scholarships Now Available!

We have developed a DBT training scholarship with the goal of reducing the disparity in accessing mental health treatment among racial and ethnic minority, sexual and gender minority, low-income, and other underserved populations.  Eligibility Criteria: This scholarship is intended for

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Resources While You Wait

You are not alone. Being on a waitlist for mental health care can feel frustrating and defeating, so we want to offer you these DBT resources. Because of the mental health crisis increased in part by COVID-19, our wait list

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Managing Emotions with Mindfulness – A Conversation with Cedar Koons

A Fit for Joy episode featuring one of Portland DBT Institute’s training faculty, Cedar Koons. In conversation with podcast host, Valeria Teles, Cedar talks about how to use DBT mindfulness skills to manage intense and painful emotions. Listen here: https://fitforjoy.org/guests1/2021/5/15/cedar-koons

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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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COVID-19

In light of rapidly changing circumstances driven by the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and our desire to help protect our community, we have made the difficult decision to transition the vast majority of clinical services to telehealth effective

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DBT Training Calendar

 

(Exclusive One-Day) Evidence-Based and Family-Focused Practices in the Treatment of Adolescent Substance Abuse
February 23, 2024
Cindy Schaeffer, PhD


DBT in a Nutshell for Adolescents and Caregivers
February 29 - March 1, 2024
Ashley Maliken, PhD, DBT-LBC


DBT for People with Substance Use Disorders
March 7-8, 2024
Pam Buck, PhD, DBT-LBC


(Free CE Hour) Working Well with LGBTQ+ Clients in DBT
March 13, 2024
Kim Skerven, PhD, ABPP, DBT-LBC


(Exclusive One-Day) DBT and Chronic Pain: A Dialectical Workshop on Treating Sensory Dysregulation
March 15, 2024
Deborah Barrett, PhD, LCSW


DBT in a Nutshell: Treating Multi-Diagnostic, Complex Individuals
March 21-22, 2024
Jason Fritts, LCSW, DBT-LBC


Ethics, Boundaries of Competence, Avoiding Harm, and Risk Management: Working Well with the Suicidal Patient
April 5, 2024
Andrew White, PhD, ABPP, DBT-LBC


(Free CE Hour) Protecting Youth Online: Clinical and Legal Perspectives on Social Media and Online Risk-Taking
April 10, 2024
Caitlin R. Costello, MD


(Exclusive One-Day) Maximizing your Therapeutic Toolbox: An Intro to the Unified Protocol for Adolescents
April 12, 2024
Niza Tonarely-Busto, PhD


Diving into DBT Skills
April 25-26, 2024
April Sobieralski, PhD, DBT-LBC


(Free CE Hour) Navigating the Substance Use Disorder Landscape
May 8, 2024
K. Michelle Peavy, PhD, MAC, SUDP


Optimizing Eating Disorder Treatments with DBT
May 20-21, 2024
Amy Kalasunas, LPCC-S, CCMHC
Dean Malec, PhD


(Exclusive One-Day) DBT for LGBTQ+ Clients
June 7, 2024
Kim Skerven, PhD, ABPP, DBT-LBC Jake Camp, DClinPsy


Diving into DBT Skills for Adolescents and Caregivers
June 13-14, 2024
Jamie Bedics, PhD, DBT-LBC


DBT Comprehensive Implementation & Training Intensive (CITI) Part I
October 7-9 & 15-16, 2024
Andrew White, PhD, ABPP, DBT-LBC
Erica Tan, PsyD, DBT-LBC


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