Clearview Lecture: An Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Clearview Consumer BPD LecturesInterested in learning more about Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and how it’s used to treat Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)? Next Wednesday, June 6, Dr. Alina Gorgorian will be providing an overview of DBT and the four DBT skills at Clearview Center in Venice Beach, Calif.

Dr. Gorgorian, clinical director of Clearview Women’s Center for Borderline Personality and Emotional Disorders, is leading the first of Clearview’s 2012 Consumer Lecture Series. The June 6 lecture will provide consumers and their families a better understanding of Dialectical Behavior Therapy and how it is used as a BPD treatment modality. An overview of the four DBT skills – mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness – will also be provided.

The lecture, which is free and open to the community, will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, visit the Clearview Women’s Center website.

Upcoming Clearview Consumer Lectures

Clearview Treatment Programs launched its Consumer Lecture Series in 2012 to provide the public more information about Borderline Personality Disorder and its effective treatments, including DBT. Through its lectures, Clearview hopes to provide people affected by BPD with the knowledge and tools needed to help them better cope with the disorder.

Upcoming lectures in Clearview’s 2012 Consumer Lecture Series are:

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 – How Do I Get My Family Member into BPD Treatment? 

Dr. Nicole Riddle, Dialectical Behavior Therapy therapist at Clearview Women’s Center, provides techniques to get your loved one the help they need to recover from Borderline Personality Disorder.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 – Stop Walking on Eggshells! 

Bestselling author Randi Kreger, who penned “Stop Walking on Eggshells” and “The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder: New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells,” teaches essential skills for family members of people with Borderline Personality Disorder.

All of Clearview’s free consumer lectures are held in Venice Beach, Calif., from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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