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DBT Core Mindfulness Skills

8:30am - February 4, 2021 | Timezone: US/Central
Great Lakes MHTTC
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February 4, 2021
8:30am-12:30pm CST
9:30am-1:30pm EST

The Great Lakes MHTTC offers this training for mental health and other behavioral health professionals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI.

Second in a series of seven DBT modules.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Core Mindfulness Skills will present the three steps required to learn a skill and provide homework for strengthening the skills learned. We will review three states of mind along with “what” and “how” skills. The presenter will also introduce participants to Mindfulness 101 and goals for Core Mindfulness.

Learning Objectives

  • General tasks of skill training
  • The guidelines and structure of a DBT skills training group
  • Learn and be able to teach and illustrate DBT’s three states of mind
  • Learn and be able to teach and illustrate how to use what and how skills in DBT to facilitate a wise mind decisio



Mental health clinicians, community outreach workers, SUD counselors, crisis workers


Neal Moglowsky

Neal Moglowsky earned his MS degree in Educational Psychology from UW-Milwaukee and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He completed advanced training in the treatment of anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder.  He has been intensively trained in Exposure/Response Prevention for the treatment of anxiety disorders, as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for difficulties regulating emotions. Neal has been conducting DBT skills training groups since 1997.  He also has an interest in integrating mindfulness practices into his clinical work to help increase self-awareness and teach clients how to better control their focus and attention. Neal has an infectious sense of commitment and motivation to enhance the health of the clients he works with. His goal is to empower his clients to let their values and ethics drive their life choices rather than their emotions and impulses.  Neal is a Certified DBT Clinician through the Linehan Board of CertificationTM.



Upcoming modules in the DBT series: Click on title for the registration link for each session. 

DBT Emotion Regulation Skills
February 25, 2021 8:30am-12:30pmCST/ 9:30am-1:30pm EST

DBT Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills
March 18, 2021  8:30am-12:30pm CST/9:30am-1:30pm EST

DBT Distress Tolerance Skills
April 8, 2021  8:30am-12:30pm CST/9:30am-1:30pm EST

DBT: Adolescent Adaptation Part I
April 29, 2021    1:00–5:00 pm CST/2:00–6:00 pm EST

DBT: Adolescent Adaptation Part II
May 20, 2021  1:00–5:00 pm CST/2:00–6:00 pm EST