Prof. Dr. Martin Bohus (MD), awarded psychiatrist, psychotherapist and neurologist. Scientific Director at the Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim. The chair of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Heidelberg University. President of the German Association for DBT and Chair of the International Strategic Planning Meeting for Dialectical Behavior Therapy (SPM).
Training is for
Psychotherapists, psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals interested in the nature and treatment of PTSD.
Dialectical behavior therapy for complex posttraumatic stress disorder (DBT-PTSD) was specifically tailored to treat adult PTSD following interpersonal violence such as childhood sexual abuse, including patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD).
DBT-PTSD primarily aims to help patients a) revise their fear of trauma-associated primary emotions, b) question whether secondary emotions like guilt and shame are appropriate, and c) radically accept trauma facts in order to establish a life worth living.
The workshop will provide an introduction to DBT-PTSD: Prerequisites, treatment targets, and structure of the treatment; basic principles and rules; treatment modules: emotion regulation skills, mindfulness group therapy, discrimination training, cognitive interventions and moderated exposure.
The aims of this workshop are
Students of this course will learn
More information can be found in this leaflet, here.