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Updated 2019 Princeton DBT Groups and Schedule

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Princeton Center for DBT – New Address:

Our Office has Moved (Starting October 22nd 2018) TO: 213 Commons Way, Building #2, Suite 214, Princeton NJ 08540.

FOOD GROUPS – An 8-week DBT informed skills & support group for eating, weight, and body issues

FOOD GROUPS 

An 8-week DBT informed skills & support group for eating, weight, and body issues (Fall 2018)

This group offers skills and support for individuals struggling with  food, weight and body image issues. Through teaching, discussion, and  practice, group participants learn to apply DBT skills and concepts to  help balance acceptance of themselves and their body, with making  changes that are healthy and sustainable.

Mindfulness:
• Develop mindful awareness of thoughts, judgments, and self-defeating behaviors
• Attend to eating and self-care with wisdom and compassion
• Begin or continue your personal journey toward body acceptance

Distress Tolerance:
• Develop skills to replace mindless eating
• Learn to recognize triggers and plan and prepare for more effective behavior
• Practice willingness in our lives and radical acceptance of ourselves and our body

Emotion Regulation:
• Reduce emotional vulnerability that leads to compulsive behavior
• Plan and cope ahead for challenging situations
• Learn to be with emotional experience and not suppress or distract from it

Interpersonal Effectiveness:
• Advocate for yourself
• Make friends
• Manage difficult relationships
• End Interfering relationships

Walking the Middle Path:
• Find balance, move away from all or nothing
• Reduce self-defeating behaviors and shape new, more effective ones

When: Wednesdays,  September 26 – November 28, 2018

5:30pm– 7:30pm

Where: Princeton Center for DBT  – 245 Nassau Street, Unit C, Princeton NJ 08540

COLLEGE STUDENTS DBT SUMMER PROGRAM – For New and Returning Students

COLLEGE STUDENTS DBT SUMMER PROGRAM  (2018) For new and returning college students to help prepare them for the challenges of entering or re-entering college life.

DBT skills can help new or returning college students manage the  intense emotions that often come with these transitions. Through  discussion, creative activities, and experiential exercises, this group  will teach the skills that are most relevant to the needs of college  students.

Mindfulness:
• Monitor your moods
• Make wise choices
• Learn to focus your attention
• Participate fully

Emotion Regulation:
• Manage emotions day to day
• Practice Self-Care
• Solve problems effectively

Interpersonal Effectiveness:
• Advocate for yourself
• Make friends
• Manage difficult relationships
• End Interfering relationships

Distress Tolerance:
• Manage intense emotions
• Reduce impulsive behaviors

When: Mondays,  June 4 – August 6, 2018

4:00pm– 6:00pm

Where: Princeton Center for DBT and Counseling  – 245 Nassau Street, Unit C, Princeton NJ 08540

RUTGERS (2018) School of Social Work Continuing Education for Social Workers:

RUTGERS (2018) School of Social Work Continuing Education for Social Workers:

Lona Stranieri, LCSW will conduct a workshop
(Continuing Ed Hours 15.00 Clinical)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT):

Theory, Structure, and Skills (ID: 5248)

When: Friday

  • June 1, 2018
  • June 29, 2018
  • July 20, 2018

9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Where: RUTGERS – New Brunswick, 390 George St, 3rd floor – CLASSROOM A, New Brunswick,  New Jersey

390 George St, 3rd floor – CLASSROOM A


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Adolescent DBT Skills Group – Starting October 2017

We are currently enrolling for the Adolescent DBT Skills group. Please call 609-921-0020 to learn more or schedule an intake. 

DBT Graduate Skills Group – Starting July 2017

Open Enrollment has begun for individuals who have completed the DBT  Skills Training.  The Graduate Group, led by Lona Stranieri, LCSW meets  the last Wednesday of every month between 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.  Please  call 609-921-0020 to schedule or to learn more about this group. 

Rutgers – 2017 Training: Continuing Education for Social Workers

RUTGERS (2017) School of Social Work Continuing Education for Social Workers:

Lona Stranieri, LCSW will conduct a workshop
(Continuing Ed Hours 5.00 Clinical)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT):
Mental Health Treatment for a Challenging Population (ID: 5010)

When: Friday, June 16, 2017
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Where: RUTGERS – Rutgers Eco Complex Bordentown New Jersey

1200 Florence Columbus Rd , Bordentown Township, NJ

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Rutgers – 2016 Training: Continuing Education for Social Workers

RUTGERS (2016) School of Social Work Continuing Education for Social Workers:

Lona Stranieri, LCSW will conduct a workshop
(Continuing Ed Hours 5.00 Clinical)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT):
Mental Health Treatment for a Challenging Population (ID: 5010)

When: Friday, June 24, 2016
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Where: RUTGERS – Rutgers Eco Complex Bordentown New Jersey

1200 Florence Columbus Rd , Bordentown Township, NJ
 

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Rutgers – 2015 Training: Continuing Education for Social Workers

RUTGERS (2015) School of Social Work Continuing Education for Social Workers:

Lona Stranieri, LCSW will conduct a workshop
(Continuing Ed Hours 5.00 Clinical)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT):
Mental Health Treatment for a Challenging Population

When: Monday, May 18, 2015
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Where: RUTGERS – Main Office Training Site
390 George Street, 6th Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2019

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Open House – Princeton Center for DBT & Elements Behavioral Health

Princeton Center for DBT and Elements Behavioral Health

Join us for Fun, Food and Networking

Lona Stranieri, LCSW with Pat Connors (Elements Regional Outreach Director)

When: Thursday, April 23, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Where: 20 Nassau Street – Room 127
Princeton, NJ 0854290

RSVP: pconnors@TheElements.com