Social Signalling Module - Fridays @ 10.30am
Teaches skills to express needs, validate others & enhance connectedness with others while respecting your own valued goals.
Up to 8 attendeesand 2 facilitators
2.5 hour sessionsat Essentia Health Clinic
27 hoursCourse duration
4 EbooksFree of charge
What you are going to learn
Social Signalling Module
This 10 week module explores the concept of social signalling teaching a range of strategies to enhance individual connections and a range of useful skills! A social signal is a form of communication, such as an eye roll, the silent treatment, walking away, or a smile. RO DBT identifies that the mechanism of change in the treatment is that open expression of emotion leads to trust, which leads to social connection.
You will learn:
To express your needs
To validate others
To enhance connections with others
To respect your valued goals
To develop a flexible Mind
Our RO-DBT SKILLS teachers
Meet our team
RO-DBT Facilitator & Clinical Psychologist
Tanya is a board (AHPRA) registered Clinical psychologist with a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology. She has a history of working with personality disorders and using both group and individual therapy. She is passionate about developing a warm and supportive relationship with clients and providing them with evidence-based treatment for eating disorders, eating, weight and body image related difficulties and mental health conditions more broadly. Tanya is committed to providing evidence-based eating disorder treatments for adults and adolescents in the community.
RO-DBT Facilitator & Mental Health Nurse
Dr. Peter King
Clinical Director, Australian DBT Institute
Peter and the Australian DBT Institute team will contribute to this skills class through the recording of role plays and other content to support the acquisition of essential RO-DBT skills. Peter is the developer of Stabilisation Based Therapy which uses a Trauma Informed DBT approach used during the Stabilisation Phase of treatment. His PhD explored effective therapeutic interventions for individuals with extreme emotion dysregulation. He educates and supervises mental health professionals in trauma informed approaches and stabilisation based approaches including DBT.