RO DBT Training Offerings

Introductory Seminars

Introductory trainings are available for your practice, facility, or community to learn more about how Radically Open DBT is transforming the lives of individuals with hard-to-treat disorders of over-control. Trainings are intended for professional audiences and are offered in time allotments of 1 Hour to 1 Day.

If you are considering learning more about how RO-DBT could be helpful to the clients you serve, I would be happy to consult with you on the benefits of this treatment. Below is a sample description and learning objectives of a one-day workshop.

Sample Learning Objectives for One Day Workshop

Upon completion of this one-day training, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain a new Biosocial Theory for over control (OC)

  2. Describe the RO-DBT treatment structure

  3. Describe new RO-DBT treatment strategies designed to enhance willingness for self-inquiry and flexible responding

  4. Describe the RO-DBT treatment hierarchy

  5. Describe a novel treatment mechanism positing open expression = trust = social connectedness

  6. List examples of strategies designed to improve pro-social cooperative signaling via activation of the parasympathetic nervous system’s social-safety system

Professional Development Topics

Professional development seminars tailored to your setting for optimal learning. A variety of topics related to temperaments of over-control and its treatment are available.

  • RO DBT for Adolescents

  • RO DBT Interventions with Families

  • RO DBT Principles in the Treatment Milieu Setting

  • Common Challenges and Solutions for RO DBT Skills Class

  • Measuring Progress in RO DBT

  • Effective RO DBT Targeting Strategies

Contact to discuss the training needs of your practice today 813-602-2312

RO DBT Level 3 Training

Heidi Ison is a Certified Level 3 Training provider for Radically Open Blended Learning Ltd. This is a 3-day immersive experience into the practice of Radically Open DBT for professional learners who have completed Levels 1 & 2.

For more information go to RO DBT Online B.V. (