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Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT): An Introduction (2 CEUs)
May 2, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$25 – $65
Monday, May 2nd from 7-9pm **This will be an in-person event!**
This presentation will provide a general overview of the treatment Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT). It will review the concept of the overcontrolled temperament. It will also review specific ways in which RO-DBT differs from traditional DBT.
Participants will be able to
- Identify the key differences between over control and undercontrolled individuals.
- Identify the core deficits of overcontrol.
- Describe how RO-DBT differs from traditional DBT regarding origins of emotional suffering, general approaches to treatment, therapist underlying assumptions and stance, and stance on suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
- Describe what RO-DBT teaches about social signaling.
Bio: Dr. Little is a staff psychologist at the Lindner Center of HOPE. Her areas of expertise consist primarily of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for patients with mood disorders, anxiety, PTSD and binge eating disorder. Dr. Little earned her Doctorate of Psychology degree from the University of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut. She completed a two-year internship in Westfield Massachusetts that specializes in the training and implementation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adults with mental illness. Her dissertation studied how training clinicians in DBT helps to reduce therapist burnout. Prior to joining the Lindner Center of Hope, Dr. Little has maintained a private practice in Northern Kentucky since 2002. She has also worked in community mental health, college counseling and hospital settings. Dr. Little has particular expertise conducting psychological assessments, leading groups and providing consultation to multidisciplinary treatment teams.