DBT for Substance Abuse – Amy Dols, DBTC, LPCC, LADC
Amy Dols addresses the topic of substance abuse and the application of DBT to handle mental health and substance abuse issues in Module 5. She describes the concept of dialectical abstinence, teaching distress tolerance, and the importance of radical acceptance.
- Recognize how DBT can help treat clients with substance abuse.
- Identify distress tolerance and emotion regulation skills used in clients with substance abuse.
- Discuss the approach to treatment-interfering behaviors.