An Introduction to Trauma-Focused DBT

Duration: 01:37:18


This module introduces the course and its presenter, Dr. Kirby Reutter. It forms the foundations of the course by establishing cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) as precursors of trauma-focused DBT, and describing their core elements.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the five skillsets taught in DBT as applied to trauma work.
  2. Identify the main dialectical dilemmas experienced by individuals with trauma histories.
  3. Explain the relationship between trauma and the brain according to the polyvagal theory.

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