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Mindfulness Skills in Trauma-Focused DBT

Among Therapists: Practical Tips

Release Date: 06/16/2023

Assessment Strategies in PTSD Therapy: Navigating Index Trauma and Comorbidity show art Assessment Strategies in PTSD Therapy: Navigating Index Trauma and Comorbidity

Among Therapists: Practical Tips

Explore the critical aspects of PTSD assessment in our latest episode, 'Among Therapists: Practical Tips. ' Delve into thorough evaluation techniques for patients with trauma issues, focusing on identifying the index trauma and assessing the severity of PTSD symptoms. Gain insights into using essential tools like CAPS-5, SCID-5, and PCL-5 to understand comorbid disorders comprehensively. Learn how to effectively choose candidates for prolonged exposure therapy and navigate complex clinical scenarios. Tune in now to master the art of measurement-based therapy and its significant impact on...

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Among Therapists: Practical Tips

Join us in our latest episode of 'Among Therapists: Practical Tips' as we explore ACT-based exposure and cognitive defusion for PTSD. Learn about the crucial role of emotional connection in exposure therapy, helping patients experience their emotions without judgment. Discover the importance of preliminary training in cognitive defusion and emotional willingness, which is essential for managing judgmental thoughts and emotions. We'll cover practical strategies like reframing thoughts as mere thoughts, using mindfulness for thought visualization, and repetition techniques to lessen the impact...

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Dive into the nervous system's intricate workings and trauma's profound effects on our responses. Join us as we explore the polyvagal theory and how it explains the interplay between the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches. Learn why trauma survivors often experience heightened or diminished reactions and how it shapes their awareness, thoughts, feelings, reactions, and relationships.   Faculty: Kirby Reutter Ph.D. Host: Jessica Díaz, M.D. Script Editor: Anderson García, Ph.D.   Learn more about and earn 9.25 CE credits. Prefer to read? .

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Dialectics in DBT Trauma Treatment: Acceptance vs. Change show art Dialectics in DBT Trauma Treatment: Acceptance vs. Change

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In this episode, join Dr. Kirby Reutter as we delve into the heart of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) – the dilemma of acceptance versus change. Uncover why this balance is critical in treating trauma survivors, who are often torn between the need for validation and the urge to transform their painful experiences. We'll dissect how embracing acceptance and change coexist and synergize in therapeutic settings. Learn about DBT tools and strategies, including mindfulness and distress tolerance for acceptance, and emotion regulation and interpersonal effectiveness for change.   Faculty:...

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Cognitive Defusion Techniques for Anxiety show art Cognitive Defusion Techniques for Anxiety

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In this episode, Dr. Michelle Woidneck explores cognitive fusion and defusion techniques, offering practical tools for therapists to help clients navigate complex emotional landscapes.   Faculty: Michelle Woidneck, Ph.D. Host: Jessica Díaz, M.D. Script Editor: David Barragán, M.A.   Learn more about  and earn 1.25 CE credits. Prefer to read? Here’s a text version: 

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Validation in Trauma Work: Building Trust and Empowering Healing show art Validation in Trauma Work: Building Trust and Empowering Healing

Among Therapists: Practical Tips

In this episode of Among Therapists: Practical Tips by Psychotherapy Academy, we dive into the transformative power of validation in trauma therapy. Join us as we explore the different levels of validation and its profound impacts on trust, healing, and resilience for clients. Discover practical tools to validate and empower people on their paths to recovery. Don’t miss this insightful episode!   Faculty: Kirby Reutter, Ph.D. Host: Jessica Díaz, M.D. Script Editor: Anderson García, Ph.D.   Learn more about:  Prefer to read? Here’s a text version: .

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ACT in Motion: The Power of Committed Action show art ACT in Motion: The Power of Committed Action

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Dive into the heart of acceptance and commitment (ACT) therapy with us in our latest episode, “ACT in Motion: The Power of Committed Action”. Discover how committed action can transform lives and propel clients toward their values. Learn the secrets of effective goal setting, whether in trauma recovery or personal growth. Join Dr. Jessica Díaz as she breaks down the core concepts of ACT therapy in a way that’s both practical and inspiring.   Faculty: Sonja V. Batten, Ph.D. Host: Jessica Díaz, M.D. Script Editor: Anderson García, Ph.D.   Learn more about  and earn 8.25...

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In this episode, Dr. Jessica Borushok, Ph.D., unveils effective ACT strategies for addressing burnout, focusing on present moment exercises and practical mindfulness techniques for therapists.   Faculty: Jessica Borushok, Ph.D. Host: Jessica Díaz, M.D. Script Editor: David Barragán, M.A.   Learn more about  and earn 1.25 CE credits. Prefer to read? Here’s a text version: 

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The Hierarchy of Priorities: Balancing Crises and Skills in Trauma Therapy show art The Hierarchy of Priorities: Balancing Crises and Skills in Trauma Therapy

Among Therapists: Practical Tips

Join us as Dr. Kirby Reutter explores practical strategies for managing multiple crises in clients with chronic trauma while prioritizing skills training and reinforcement. Discover how to address crises effectively without neglecting essential therapeutic goals. Tune in for valuable insights and actionable techniques for navigating complex scenarios in trauma therapy.   Faculty: Kirby Reutter, Ph.D. Host: Jessica Díaz, M.D. Script Editor: Anderson García, Ph.D.   Learn more about and earn 9.25 CE credits. Prefer to read? .

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From Emotion Mind to Wise Mind: Unveiling Emotion Regulation Skills in DBT show art From Emotion Mind to Wise Mind: Unveiling Emotion Regulation Skills in DBT

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Discover the transformative power of emotion regulation in this episode, as we explore that module of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), unveiling skills that help people navigate and transform unwanted emotions. From understanding the benefits of emotions to practicing opposite action and coping ahead, this episode provides valuable insights and practical strategies for managing emotion dysregulation. Tune in to gain useful tools for finding emotional well-being on the path to the wise mind.   Faculty: Stephanie Vaughn, Psy.D. Host: Jessica Díaz, M.D. Script Editor: Anderson García,...

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Dr. Kirby Reutter shares practical strategies for addressing a case of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) using a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) approach. Learn how to use the safe place, the container, and the mindfulness reflections exercises to promote psychological stabilization in your clinical work.
 
Faculty: Kirby Reutter, Ph.D.
Host: Jessica Díaz, M.D.
Script Editor: David Barragán, M.A.