CBT Trainings

Private Training Requests

Portland DBT Institute training is available to schedule as a private training for your group. PDBTI’s training team travels locally, nationally, and internationally, to provide evidence-based, adherent DBT training. Please fill out our Training Request Form and a training coordinator will contact you to see how we can work together to exceed your organization’s training goals.

Private Training Request

CBT Training Options

Because of the number of problems people treated by DBT commonly have, a DBT practitioner needs to know other evidence-based practices (EBPs) to address the multitude of problems their patients also have. In an effort to help practitioners learn other EBPs for problems that commonly co-occur, Portland DBT Institute has begun also offering other CBT trainings that complement DBT.

Intro to Behavioral Activation Core Skills
This two-day training focuses on practical core BA strategies. Training components include interactive didactic to introduce BA strategies, experiential exercises to observe and practice BA core skills, and collaborative discussion to discuss applicability and implementation strategies.
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Getting Freedom from OCD: What You Need to Know to Help Your Client with OCD
This workshop will introduce the attendees to assessment practices for OCD, common presentations of OCD, structuring treatment, and conducting treatment in order to assist your clients to have a life worth living with freedom from OCD’s control.
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CFT in Practice: Bringing Compassion into the Therapy Room
In this two-day training, participants will learn a way to organize CFT into a set of layered processes and practices that will allow them to systematically understand, train, and begin to implement the practices of CFT. Additionally, participants will gain exposure to a number of core CFT concepts and will explore how to implement them through experiential practice. This workshop will particularly emphasize aspects of CFT that I think mesh well with the DBT approach and with which DBT clinicians may not already be familiar.
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Portland DBT Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6326.
Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Portland DBT Institute is solely is responsible for all aspects of the programs.