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CE Event: The Story Behind the Dance: Overview of DBT

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CE Event: The Story Behind the Dance: Overview of DBT

We are excited to announce the first in a four-part CE event, presented by local DBT expert and THIRA’s Clinical Director, Dr. Kathryn Korslund!

Join us on Saturday, September 28th, at Overlake Golf & Country Club, as THIRA Health hosts the first of a four-part CE series focusing on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) presented by world-renowned DBT expert, Dr. Kathryn Korslund. DBT is a comprehensive, cognitive-behavioral treatment for individuals with multiple, complex, and difficult to treat disorders. Developed for acutely and chronically suicidal individuals with emotional dysregulation, interpersonal chaos, impulsiveness, confusion about the self (identity) and cognitive rigidity, DBT has been found to be effective for a wide range of clinical problems such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders and substance use problems.


Dr. Kathryn E. Korslund, PhD, ABPP

Dr.Kathryn E. Korslund, PhD, ABPP

After receiving her doctoral degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania at Hahnemann University, Dr. Korslund completed a  postdoctoral fellowship under the direction of Dr. Marsha Linehan in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington. Dr. Korslund was a Research Scientist and the Associate Director of Dr. Linehan’s research and training clinic for 16 years providing clinical training and conducting research to further develop and evaluate DBT. Dr. Korslund joined THIRA Health as Clinical Director in 2017. She is a Board-certified Behavioral and Cognitive Therapist by the American Board of Professional Psychology, the Founding President of the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification and remains on Clinical Faculty at the University of Washington.


At the conclusion of the 3-hour presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the evidence-based application of DBT for specific populations and clinical problems
  • Describe the philosophy, principles, and assumptions underlying DBT
  • Define Stage 1 treatment targets and treatment hierarchy
  • Identify core DBT treatment strategies

Date: Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Overlake Golf & Country Club

Cost: $60 per attendee

Please direct any follow-up questions to SheaM@thirahealth.com

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