Registrations close soon for the following DBT training:

  • A First Look at DBT - Friday 22nd April 2022 - 11am to 1pm (NZT). An online seminar offering a first look at the essential features of DBT. This is for people new to DBT. Click here for more info and to register online.
  • Introduction to DBT - Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th May 2022 online. This two-day workshop is for mental health professionals who wish to acquaint themselves with DBT or who are considering further training in DBT. The training introduces the essential change-based and acceptance-based strategies, along with dialectical strategies and other elements that define the modes and functions of comprehensive DBT. We introduce a core selection of DBT skills. This training is provided online to reduce access barriers and avoid covid risks and uncertainties.  Click here for more information and to register online.

You can also register for these DBT trainings:

  • DBT Case Formulation - Thursday 23rd June 2022, 2pm to 3.30 pm (NZT). An online seminar focussing on the key aspect of DBT formulations, identifying and prioritising therapy targets and ensuring these are based on the person's goals for their life. Click here for more info and to register online.
  • DBT Skills Essentials – Thursday 30th June and Friday 1st July 2022. This two-day web-based training covers the fundamentals of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills as well as how to set up teach skills (in individual sessions and groups) and overcome some common skills group problems. Details are being finalized and registrations will open soon. Click here for more information.
  • Family sessions in DBT: Where to start? Thursday 7th July 2022, 2pm to 3.30 pm (NZT). An online seminar focussing on the principles of how and why to engage families as allies in DBT. Click here for more information and to register online.

Also in the pipeline - dates to be confirmed shortly:

  • Eating Disorders in DBT practice:  - A two-day web-based training covering how to conceptualize, target and treat disordered eating with multi-diagnostic eating disorder clients who also have other life threatening and therapy interfering behaviours.
  • Webinars are also being finalized on assisting families in adolescent DBT settings and targeting emotion dysregulation in schools.

You are not currently registered for any training.

Would your team like a specialist DBT consultation?

We are now offering two-hour web-based DBT case consultations for you and your team. One of our expert trainers can assist your team to develop a detailed case formulation and generate solutions to clinical challenges. Click here for more info.

In person training? We remain committed to resuming in-person training once the covid situation is more predictable.


DBTNZ is an international affiliate of the Linehan Institute and is committed to supporting high fidelity DBT implementation.