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Date and Time 
Feb 23 2019 9:30 AM -- 12:00 PM
Location  Lecture Theatre (Building 5, Level 2)
Description The Ontario Shores Family Council Presents:

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT): Connections and Communication  


Saturday, February 23, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Lecture Theatre (Building 5, Level 2)
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
700 Gordon Street
Whitby, ON
L1N 5S9
Presenter: Gwenne Woodward

Gwenne WoodwardGwenne Woodward has worked in the mental health and addictions field for the past 32 years. She is currently primary therapist in the Borderline Personality Self-Regulation Clinic day treatment and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills program at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences.

For this caregiver event, Gwenne will provide an overview of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and how Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) can benefit individuals with BPD. The presentation will focus on the DBT approach and how it encourages the development of specific skills for patients and family members. Gwenne will offer suggestions for how family caregivers can support a loved one with BPD through communication and interactions that are aligned with the DBT approach.

Following Gwenne’s presentation, a panel of individuals with a connection to DBT education will share their positive experience and answer your questions.

This is a free event with free parking. Please register no later than Friday, February 22nd.

Register here on EventBrite >>

Sponsored by:
Deer Creek Cares.
For more information, please contact the Family Resource Centre:
Phone: 905.430.4055 ext. 6970

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