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Customer experiences

RO DBT Intensive Training: delivered excellently in an engaging manner

The course was delivered excellently in an engaging manner that caught and held my interest. Nicole and Sophie were fabulous at delivering complex concepts and delivering these modelling RO themes and principles. The confidence of the delegates to ask questions and the subsequent responses helped to increase my learning. Excellent training that I could not fault (and I am not usually overly agreeable :-)!)

Dorset 2020 Part 1 Training, Clinical nurse practitioner

Excellent intro to RO-DBT. Exactly what I was looking for.

Introductory Webinar Attendee, 2020, Psychologist, 1-5 years of experience

RO DBT Intensive Training: Overall an excellent training!

Overall an excellent training! Materials were clear and comprehensive. Presenters were knowledgeable and engaging. Organizing team were very effective. Videos very useful in demonstrating and enhancing understanding of concepts. Group discussion was facilitated well to enhance learning.

Sydney 2020 Part 1 Training, Psychologist, 11-20 years of experience

RO DBT Intensive Training: Paradigm Shift!

Paradigm Shift! Viewing problems as OC UC moves from pathologizing the human condition to embracing our challenges as opportunities for learning [and] growth in relationships with ourselves and others.

New Jersey Intensive Training May 2017, Social Worker

RO DBT Online: Accessible, informative, supportive, light-hearted

I’m so grateful to have been able to do my RO-DBT training online! As a therapist that focuses on treating eating disorders and concurrent conditions, RO-DBT has been extremely helpful in treating my more restrictive, controlled clients – especially those with concurrent anxiety, depression and/or OCD. When things locked down over the COVID-19 pandemic, I was so concerned I would not be able to continue with my RO-DBT training. When I found out there was an online option available, I was SO relieved. The online trainings were really easy to do from home, brought to life the concepts from the texts, and help me better understand how to apply the protocols. The online format made the experience really accessible too – so I am able to start using the treatment ASAP, something that was really important to me. I was nervous that the online training just wouldn’t be the same as in-person options and, while I only did online training so I can’t compare, I am certainly not walking away feeling I have missed out on anything!

I definitely recommend the online trainings, they are an accessible way to get the content and really bring the learning down to it’s roots/basics without over-complicating things. I am so glad they exist!

Joelle Anderson, MA, RP, CCC,, Kernel of Wisdom

RO Team Consult: Superfricken- fantastic!

I would definitely give the expert-led consult team 5 stars. My tribe made this an informative, thought provoking and a very enjoyable experience. I felt so much support from my team. It was refreshing to be vulnerable without being self-conscious about others’ reactions or have worries about being judged. Karyn was so knowledgeable and very available for any questions we had in between our consultation days. We were so lucky to have Karyn as our leader. I told her she was the wind beneath my wings. Being part of a team, I can say it definitely accelerated my comfort level, and confidence, to provide RO to my OC clients. Viewing tapes of our clients was invaluable and gave me much more insight into social signaling and how I need to navigate my sessions as a clinician. So, I can describe my experience in a word borrowed from one of the teens I see- Superfrickenfantastic! Thanks Team!!!

Roy Chancey, LCSW, Therapist at Hillside Inc., Atlanta GA

RO Team Consult: Insightful, effective, fun

My experience was great. Our whole team stepped up our game noticeably over the six sessions. It was very helpful. Karyn modeled the RO approach while attending to all our questions and we came away from it with a noticeable improvement in our skill-levels and  confident we will do this again in the future. If anyone is considering doing this, I feel that expert-lead consultation is the single most helpful way to learn and integrate RO DBT.

Team Consult Member, LMFT

RO Team Consult: Insightful, challenging, rewarding

It was a pleasure and honor to have the opportunity to interact with Karyn Hall during expert-led consult.  This training allows anyone with hands on experience in RO-DBT to take their knowledge, experience and understanding to the next level.  Karyn provided honest and straightforward feedback to participants that was timely and beneficial to both the individual clinician and to other participants virtually attending the training sessions.  During the Expert-led team consult, Karyn highlighted and recognized individual strengths while at the same time provided support and insight to areas where clinicians may require more development.  My experience with both Karyn and the Expert-Lead RO-DBT Team Consultation has been invaluable for both my clinical training and professional growth.

Gregory A. Peebles, Anxiety Specialist, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute, Center for OCD and Anxiety Related Disorders (COARD)

RO DBT Online: excellent and highly applicable to my practice

The content is excellent and highly applicable to my practice. The videos were easy to watch and follow along with, and I appreciated having the page numbers for the content in the books to review.

Level 2 Participant, Social Worker, 6-10 years experience

It was great, one of the better webinars attended in terms of video quality. The presenter was great and really knew the topic, I learnt a lot theoretically and practically.

Introductory Webinar Attendee, 2020, Psychologist, 11-20 years of experience

More about Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) is a new evidence based treatment, supported by 20 years of clinical research, targeting a spectrum of disorders characterized by excessive self control, often referred to as overcontrol (OC).