Certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Essentials - Level 3

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Overview The human mind is fascinating, and for individuals who want to learn the deep intricacies that exist within will …


The human mind is fascinating, and for individuals who want to learn the deep intricacies that exist within will find the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy course very useful.

If you want a career as a therapist with the goal to help people, this course is perfect for you. The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Course is a practical, hands-on therapy course designed for individuals who want to learn about various emotions and behavioural patterns in people, how these emotions take charge sometimes and how to help people overcome certain disorders and conditions.

The Certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Essentials in Level 3 Course will help learners understand more about dialectical beahviour, DBT strategies and how to plan for its treatment. The course delves deep into emotional suffering and the causes and reasons for it and how ineffective behaviour develops as a result.

The course is a step by step program where you will gain an understanding on how to help patients alleviate their dialectical behaviour, the goals of undertaking DBT and the general guidelines associated with it. You will learn the skills of emotional regulation and therapy and its benefits.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

  • Course Outline
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Why consider learning at Study 365?
  • Course Benefits
  • Course Duration
  • Entry Requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Qualification Title: Certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Essentials   
  • Qualification Type: Level 3 Certificate
  • Endorsement Status: Quality Licence Scheme
  • Course Duration: Self-paced (module availability: 365 days)
  • Guided Learning Hours: 03
  • Availability: International
  • The ability to make a treatment plan for your patient
  • Learn how to use DBT approach and forms to treat various conditions and disorders like eating disorder and anxiety and depression
  • Learn about distress tolerance
  • The ability to understand emotional regulation
  • Learn about mindfulness

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Support by email, phone and live chat
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card

You have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at anytime.

  • You must be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT
  • The course is for learners who want to expand their skills and knowledge in dialectical behavioural therapy
  • Individuals who have basic background in psychotherapy will find this course highly useful
  • The course is also suitable for therapists and counsellors

At the end of the course you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test. The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade.

Successful candidates will be awarded a Certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Essentials - Level 3. These are printed on high grade paper embossed with official Study365 or Quality Licence Scheme. It is delivered right to your place in a hard back envelope to keep it in pristine condition.

Option 1 -Quality Licence Scheme

At the Completion of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course) for only £49.

Option 2 -CPD Certificate

Successful learners will receive an Endorsed CPD Accredited Certificate for only £29.

Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Quality Licence Scheme combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, Quality Licence Scheme also offers qualifications for all ages and abilities all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Once you successfully complete the Certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Essentials in Level 3 Course you will be qualified to work in the following positions. The qualification will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below.

  • Psychotherapist
  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Psychologist
  • Mental Health Therapist

Course Curriculum

Free Promotional Video
DBT: Promo FREE 00:00:00
1: Introduction
About the Instructor DBT 00:00:00
About the Course DBT 00:00:00
2: What is Psychotherapy
Definition of Counselling 00:00:00
Counselling & Psychotherapy 00:00:00
Approaches in Counselling & Psychotherapy 00:00:00
3: About DBT
What is DBT 00:00:00
What is “Dialectica”? 00:00:00
History & Philosophy of DBT 00:00:00
4: DBT Strategies for Life Skills
Mindfulness 00:00:00
Distress Tolerance 00:00:00
Emotion regulation 00:00:00
Interpersonal Effectiveness 00:00:00
5: Treatment by DBT
Multistage approach of DBT 00:00:00
The Stages of Treatment in DBT 00:00:00
Prioritising Treatments Targets 00:00:00
Learning Environment 00:00:00
Behavioural Analysis 00:00:00
6: DBT for Psychological Disorders
Uses of DBT 00:00:00
DBT in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder 00:00:00
DBT for Depression (20) 00:00:00
DBT for Anxiety & OCD 00:00:00
DBT for Eating Disorders 00:00:00
7: Effectiveness of DBT
How Effective is DBT? 00:00:00
Criticism and Limitations of DBT 00:00:00
Thank you & Good bye! DBT 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam : Certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Essentials – Level 3 00:40:00
Final Exam
Final Exam : Certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Essentials – Level 3 00:40:00

Students feedback


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    Belle Francis

    October 18, 2019
    Perfect course

    I was very interested in this subject matter and was looking for a stable platform to learn from. Study365 came up in one of my searches and I have had such a good time learning with them. The course content is up to standard and the instructions were clear-cut which made way for a positive experience for me.

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    Jensen Black

    October 12, 2019

    The training was carried out methodically. For someone learning for the first time, I didn’t have too many expectations. I was surprised at how easy everything was from the registration process to the training itself. I must commend the institute on doing such a good job with this course.

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    Michal Lawrence

    October 07, 2019
    Helpful all around

    While the course was informative, I want to mention the effectiveness of the customer team. They are always on top of their game and ensure that students stay on track. Guidance is provided right from the start and until the course is completed, it remained the same. Great job guys!

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    Caleb Mason

    September 30, 2019
    Enhanced my skills

    The course in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Essentials enhanced my understanding on the key points of dialectical behaviour therapy. I’m able to apply my new skills in my day to day tasks.

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    Jenson Anderson

    September 24, 2019
    Great experience

    All in all, the experience has been good. The course came complete with a wealth of information, resources and extra reading material. This made it easier for me to complete the course with great success.

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