Alicia Smart, PhD
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is quickly becoming one of the most sought after psychotherapy approaches because it is evidence based and complementary with other proven modalities. DBT is closely related to Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and was initially developed for borderline personality disorder, it’s effectiveness has now been demonstrated across a broad range of diagnoses. In this session Dr. Smart will share clinical examples and exercises to apply in your practice. In addition you’ll learn:
Dr. Alicia Smart is the owner and clinical director of the DBT Center of Marin in San Anselmo. She has over 10 year of clinical experience working with individuals, couples, and families. Dr. Smart provides individual and group therapy to adults and adolescents for a variety of mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, as well as difficulties with relationships, impulsive behaviors, and "out-of-control" emotions. She received her BA from New York University and earned her Doctorate in Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Dr. Smart has been intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), which combines Western Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Eastern mindfulness practices to effectively address patterns of unstable and extreme emotions, chaotic relationships, destructive behaviors, and feelings of hopelessness.
Networking is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Presentation begins at 12:00 pm and ends at 2:00 p.m.
CEUs: This workshop meets the qualifications for 2 CEUs for LMFTs, LCSWs, LEPs and LPCCs. These will be provided by Marin CAMFT (CEP # 56895), which is approved by CAMFT to sponsor CE for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs. Marin CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program and its contents Contact Laurie Buntain, Director-at-Large for CE for more information.