Where: Lakewood Center for the Arts · 368 S. State Street · Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Registration & Breakfast Networking 8 am · Enjoy conversation and food before the workshop begins.
Workshop begins promptly at 9 am · No food or drink allowed in the theatre.
Lunch 12:30-1:30 pm is included in your registration fee. Program time 9 am to 4:30 pm - 6 hours CE
Katherine Calvert, LCSW is pleased to introduce the concepts and strategies of Radically Open-DBT, an evidence-based treatment developed by Thomas Lynch, Ph.D. RO-DBT is a new treatment both similar and dissimilar to its predecessors, and supported by 20 years of clinical research.
RO-DBT targets problems of excessive self-control (Over Control) and includes influences of dialectical philosophy, dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness-based approaches, cognitive behavior therapy, Gestalt therapy, motivational interviewing, basic emotion theory, affective neuroscience, personality and developmental theories, evolutionary theory and Malamati Sufism.
The core tenets of RO-DBT include (but are not limited to):
Katherine Calvert has adapted the concepts, strategies and materials of RO-DBT to teach a skills-based approach to couples struggling in relationship. The skills target relationship ruptures such as going silent, withdrawing, stonewalling, or excessive criticism and blame, while they improve self-understanding, communication and interpersonal safety. Couples report less reactivity and deeper sense of connection.
Workshop attendees will be able to:
Katherine Calvert, LCSW, is in private practice and specializes in couple’s work, targeting each individual’s habitual pattern of coping with distress that leads to eventual rupture in relationship. Katherine helps couples define the impact of their defensive patterns on their relationship and offers skills to open the couple to growth and increased intimacy.
Katherine received a Master of Social Work from Portland State University and is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Radically Open DBT, EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Gottman Couples Therapy, and is a certified Imago Couples Therapist. Katherine has presented her unique approach to a regional meeting of Imago therapists in New York City as well as to an Imago International Conference in Vancouver, BC.
This CE program is co-sponsored by AMHA-OR Metro and Mentor Research Institute. Mentor Research Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Mentor Research Institute maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
Call 503-222-0332 for information about AMHA-OR Metro or this workshop. Cancellation requires 48 hour notice. Refund policy: $20 processing fee for all cancelled registrations.