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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Diploma

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy ( DBT) is a form of cognitive psychotherapy, designed to treat people with borderline personality disorders and mental health illnesses. DBT is often used to treat individuals who self-harm, abuse drugs or have suicidal tendencies. If you’re considering a career in counselling, then you may want to consider this dialectical behaviour therapy training course.

The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Diploma Course is an exploration of DBT theory and an introduction to the role of a DBT therapist. To begin with, you will explore the strategies of the DBT approach and DBT treatments, including interpersonal effectiveness and mindfulness practices.  You will then move onto how to use psychotherapy, and DBT counselling approaches for solving common psychological disorders such as depression, anxiety and OCD. Finally, you will study the benefits and limitations of the DBT approach. Throughout this course, you will develop essential problem-solving and clinical skills to help you with your career advancement to becoming a fully qualified DBT practitioner.

Who is the course for?

  • Anyone who wants to work as a therapist or use therapy in work
  • Anyone who is interested in counselling or psychotherapy
  • Anyone who wants to learn DBT approach

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

About the Instructor FREE 00:02:00
About the Course 00:06:00
What is Counselling & Psychotherapy
Definition of Counselling 00:07:00
Counselling & Psychotherapy 00:07:00
Approaches in Counselling & Psychotherapy 00:12:00
About Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
What is DBT? 00:05:00
What is ‘dialectical’? 00:06:00
History & Philosophy of DBT 00:06:00
DBT Strategies & 'Life Skills'
What is ‘Mindfulness’ 00:08:00
What is ‘Distress Tolerance’ 00:10:00
What is ‘Emotion regulation’ 00:11:00
What is ‘Interpersonal Effectiveness’ 00:06:00
Treatment by DBT
Multistage approach of DBT 00:11:00
The Stages of Treatment in DBT 00:06:00
Prioritising Treatments Targets 00:05:00
How to set up ‘learning environment’ for the client 00:07:00
How to conduct ‘Behavioural Analysis’ 00:11:00
DBT for Psychological Disorders
Uses of DBT 00:03:00
DBT in the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder 00:07:00
DBT in the treatment of Depression 00:09:00
DBT for treatment of Anxiety & OCD 00:08:00
DBT for treatment of ‘Eating Disorders’ 00:08:00
Effectiveness of DBT
How effective is DBT? 00:07:00
Criticism and Limitations of DBT 00:05:00
Thank You and Good Bye! 00:04:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Diploma 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Diploma 00:20:00

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  1. Dialectic Behavior Therapy Diploma.


    I will be working on my PhD soon. I took this course as a refresher and will honestly say it was put together with facts, good tone, inviting, professional approach provided by an expert who had a great disposition and manner. I enjoyed the class!

    Thank you.




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