DBT and Emotion Regulation (DBT Certificate Course - Session 3) (Self-Study)



This course is eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASACs), and Psychologists in New York State.

For more information about CEU approval, please click here.

You will receive your certificate by email after your post-test is passed and your evaluation is completed.

Format: Self-Study Online Seminar


This is the third session in the 4-week DBT Certificate Course.

To register for the entire Certificate Course, please click here.

Help your patients learn and master: 1) Interpersonal effectiveness; 2) how to treat themselves and others with care; and 3) new tools to express their beliefs and needs.

Help your patients learn and master: 1) How to set limits and negotiate solutions to problems; 2) interpersonal negotiations skills; and 3) how to protect their relationships and treat others with respect.

Whether you want to help your patients and clients to enhance their emotional proactivity, or plan to healthily handle difficult experiences, this DBT Certificate Course will do just that for you.

Join us and help turn things around for your patients, for your practice, and for your own professional and personal lives.

What you'll learn

At the end of this Certificate Course, you will have:

  • Gained a deep understanding of the powerful, evidence-based treatment of DBT, its historical background, and under what conditions you may apply it to.
  • Learned how to use the mindfulness and distress tolerance techniques of the DBT model to transform your patients and clients’ relationships to their emotions and help them deal with emotional pain in healthy ways.
  • Learned how to support your patients and clients in acquiring emotional regulation skills and interpersonal skills so they can build and maintain the relationships they care about.
  • Developed a mastery of the DBT model to arm your patients and clients with a toolbox of skills and empower them to work towards the life they want.

Who is this for?

This course is for any clinician invested in learning new or honing existing skills to be able to use in dynamic ways to support their patients and clients and to end suffering.

Here's what attendees have been saying about SWEET seminars:

"It was like putting my DBT training through a filter and coming out with a cohesive and usable outline for my solo-private practice. Very helpful, excellent! I share your excitement around DBT, Dr. Sidor. I honestly feel like there should be a public health initiative to include in school curriculum for ALL." - Alisa, LCSW-R

"I love how clinical interventions are woven into this training. A great facilitator that maintains attention, drives productive conversation, and goes well beyond course material to ensure full comprehension, as well as application to today’s pandemic/other current events." - Chelsea, LCSW

"I learned that DBT is an examination process for all or nothing thinking. Your thoughts can be scanned and the unhelpful thoughts can be identified. Mindfulness worked well for me. The facilitator is very passionate about teaching the tools of DBT." - Teresa, LMSW

"Clear description of the elements of what makes DBT work so effectively. Your style of teaching fits my style of learning. I love your institute's dedication, concern, and care." - Cheryl, LCSW

"Loved learning these new DBT skills. Enjoyed the whole process! Loved this presentation. Very informative. Mardoche and Karen are fantastic!" - Michelle, LCSW-R

Session Topics:

Session 1: The Foundation of DBT

Session 2: DBT: Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance

Session 3: DBT and Emotion Regulation

Session 4: DBT and Interpersonal Effectiveness

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Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator

Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW
Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW

Mardoche Sidor, MD, is a Harvard-trained Quadruple Board Certified Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, trained in and taught all major psychotherapeutic modalities, including and not limited to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 11 books including Journey to Empowerment, Discovering Your Worth, The Power of Faith. and, The Art of Living. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical Director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute. His 11th book, entitled, NLP for Clinicians is now available to the public.

Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW, is a Columbia-trained Social Worker with wide clinical, teaching, and supervision experience. She also has a background in management, mentorship, and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive level positions, and two other directorships in different organizations. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She also maintains a private practice, provides supervision, and clinical and management training. She is also a personal and executive-level coach. She is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.

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