Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a proven treatment for chronically suicidal patients with Borderline Personality Disorder, for patients with eating disorders, addictions, anger problems, other impulsive behaviours, for adolescent mental health populations and for inpatient settings.
This DBT Clinical Training is specific to health professionals and students in a clinical training. Patricipants will receive a certificate to indcate that they have received the necessary training to be referred to as a DBT Clinician.
About the Trainer:
Mark Vegh is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. Mark completed his Master’s Degree in Counselling at Trinity Western University in 2002. He is employed at the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) with the Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Program. Mark also runs a small private practice in counselling.
Although Mark’s clinical background is family systems and couples counselling, he specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), particularly focused on the adolescent population. He was originally trained in DBT in 2005.
Since then, Mark has played a lead role in developing DBT programs in his region. He has facilitated numerous week long intensive workshops and smaller skills training workshops in DBT for Master’s level practitioners. In addition to training and development, Mark facilitates ongoing multi-family DBT skills classes, and individual and family counselling.
Mark lives with his spouse and three children in Chilliwack, British Columbia.