Registrations are now open for the following training:

  • DBT Skills Essentials - 16th and 17th October 2019 in Christchurch. This two-day event covers the fundamentals of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills as well as how to set up and run a group, teach skills and overcome some common skills group problems. Registrations are now open.  Click here for more info and to register online.
  • Enhancing Your Individual DBT practice – 2nd and 3rd September 2019 in Auckland.  This advanced 2-day DBT training is for practitioners who are keen to (1) enhance their adherence to the DBT model, with a focus on individual therapy, and (2) enhance their abilities to provide effective consultation to other team members as a result of reviewing session recordings. Places are limited. Click here for more information and to register online.

Other training in 2019 - exact dates and location to be confirmed:

  • Introduction to DBT -  A two-day workshop for mental health professionals who wish to acquaint themselves with the treatment or who are considering further training in DBT. Dates to be confirmed in November 2019 - in Auckland. 

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DBTNZ is an international affiliate of the Linehan Institute. DBTNZ training has been developed by Dr Marsha Linehan and is provided by us under licence from Behavioral Tech, LLC.