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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT): Applying Informed Skills

ONLINE WORKSHOP | This workshop follows on from Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Key DBT Skills for Helping Clients with Emotion Regulation. This workshop will focus on individual sessions and incorporating DBT skills as well as other DBT strategies into practice. You must have attended the first workshop to attend this second session.



This workshop will focus on individual sessions and incorporating Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills as well as other DBT strategies into practice. It aims to enhance participant's knowledge of applying DBT skills into their daily practice with clients, particularly in individual sessions.
Please Note: You need to have attended MHERC's DBT: Key Skills for Emotion Regulation workshop or equivalent in order to attend this workshop.

This workshop is also available to attend in person - register here.

Overview and Learning Intentions

  • Reminder of key aspects of DBT therapy

  • Discuss distress tolerance and emotion regulation skills to increase confidence in working with clients and managing difficulties with regulating emotions

  • Assessing problem behaviours and generating solutions

  • Sylistic strategies to effectively evaluate problem behaviours and generate solutions with clients

Let's Get Real

  • Working with People Experiencing Mental Health and Addiction Needs

  • Maintaining Professional and Personal Development

Facilitated by Sarah Drummond

LLB/MA (First Class Honours), Dip.Clin.Psych

Sarah has 17 years’ experience, predominantly in DHB settings where she has worked across Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Child Development, and First Episode Psychosis Services. Other experience includes the University Counselling Centre and Clinical Educator, Clinical Psychology Programme at the University of Canterbury. The basis of Sarah’s therapeutic work has been CBT but she has branched into family therapy and more recently undertook intensive training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. Sarah also supervises fellow psychologists as well as other clinicians.


Workshop Type: Intermediate | Workshop Level: Six
Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Tick applicable box when registering to apply discount
Early Bird Discount: $10 discount is available on registrations made up to 8 weeks before the workshop date (automatically applied at checkout)


You will need

  • Headset and Microphone

  • Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)

  • Stable broadband connection 

Minimum System Requirements

  • As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable.

Operating System
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - Latest version
Chrome - Latest version
Safari - 5 and above


Terms and Conditions

  • Cancellations made up to 10 working days before a workshop will incur a $39 service fee.

  • Cancellations (or non-attendance) made 10 working days or less will not be refunded and the full workshop fee will be charged. 

  • No fee applies if you are able to find a replacement participant.

  • MHERC reserves the right to cancel a workshop at any time due to unforeseen circumstances or insufficient registrations.

  • Only one person may view a webinar session per registration.

Please read our full Terms and Conditions before registering.

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