Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Practical Skills

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Lecture Overview

Teaching a person with borderline personality disorder to regulate their emotions is a very important part of their recovery. Following on from Geoff Ahern's lecture, 'What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?', this session looks at a range of practical skills within DBT that a person is taught for managing their emotions.


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Geoffrey Ahern View profile
Geoffrey Ahern is a senior mental health clinician with the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the North West Mental Health Team, and director of the Informed Mind Consultancy education service. Geoffrey has experience in emergency, trauma and psychiatric nursing, as well as rural nursing and alcohol and drug counselling. Geoffrey has a passion for education, from individual mentoring to tertiary lecturing, and is interested in the intersections between mental health and nutrition.
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First Published15 November 2019
Updated15 November 2019
27 February 2026
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Mental Health
Complementary Therapies