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Lecture Overview

Teaching a person with borderline personality disorder to regulate their emotions is a very important part of their recovery. Following on from Geoff Ahern's lecture, 'What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?', this session looks at a range of practical skills within DBT that a person is taught for managing their emotions.

Educators

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Geoffrey Ahern

Geoffrey Ahern is a senior mental health clinician and educator who splits his time between working with people in a mental health crisis in the ED setting and working proactively to educate other health professionals and the community about how to better understand mental health problems, as well as substance use and addiction. Over the years, he has gained extensive experience in emergency and trauma, rural nursing, alcohol and other drug counselling, and psychiatric nursing across both the public and private sectors. He holds a masters of health science (mental health and addiction). Geoff is particularly fascinated by the impact that exercise, nutrition, community, meaning and purpose, and practices like yoga have on a person’s mental health, as well as living a simple life of reflection, contentment and wonderment. See Educator Profile

Reviews

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24 Total Rating(s)
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Emily Kaye Price
05 Feb 2020

Great resource. Excellent presenter.

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Sarah Wells
19 Jan 2020

I enjoyed this video from a mental health perspective and gained a little more knowledge as they are so many conditions, diseases, mental health activity and just in general and I can use this to learn more about this disorder and be able to handle myself with a distressed patient as stated before for basic examples.

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Rebekah Carter
13 Jan 2020

Really interesting and can use in your own personal life also. Very practical tips.

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narelle windle
13 Jan 2020

Very interesting. Always wondering, where am I in all this

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Sharda Mudaliar
03 Jan 2020

I found the lecture very interesting and also beneficial personally

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Akuhata Horspool
21 Dec 2019

Good introductio to DBT & the resources available to recognise, combat & mitigate these

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Alan Gardiner
01 Dec 2019

Concise summary of aspects of DBT

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Harrison Land
28 Nov 2019

Very informative

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Nicholas Stewart Cleave
28 Nov 2019

Excellent, understandable presentation

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Valerie Ann Broekman
27 Nov 2019

Great presentation, it has only reinforced my learning and will help me to implement thiis more in practise.