Episode 32 | Multi-Family DBT Groups with Parents and Teens

Dec 09, 2021

The Group Work Podcast. Find out what happens in the space where group therapy takes place.

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Summary 

Susan Betalleluz joins Katie to share her experience running DBT multifamily groups with parents and their teens. They discuss the importance of securing their clients’ commitment to applying what they are learning during DBT, why multifamily groups can be eye opening for parents, and how to ease client anxiety about committing to such a comprehensive program. 

Susan Betalleluz is the founder and clinical director of The Harmony Center for Change. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has completed her Intensive DBT Training.

Timestamps

[00:00] Who is Susan Betalleluz (The Harmony Center)? 

[04:44] What is a multifamily group?

[05:54] Who is a multifamily group ideal for?  

[06:45] The commitment process of DBT groups (the uniqueness of DBT groups). 

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Episode 23 | DBT Teams & Training Groups

Jun 24, 2021

The Group Work Podcast. Find out what happens in the space where group therapy takes place.

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In this episode we cover:

  • How training teams creates a ripple effect of impact on more clients on a massive scale
  • The importance of adherence to the DBT model to decrease burnout and increase confidence in new therapists
  • Why it’s important to get started, iterate and improve rather than wait for the perfect moment for your group to start

Tools & Resources Referenced:

To learn more about Shaelene Kite, visit www.dbtofsouthjersey.com

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Episode 19 | Free Monthly Parent Workshops: Add Value & Get Clients

May 27, 2021

The Group Work Podcast. Find out what happens in the space where group therapy takes place.

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In this episode we cover:

  • The format and structure of our free monthly parent workshop
  • How you can add a ton of value to new clients and to your community in as little as 90 minutes a month
  • The importance of connection amongst your community and why less information and more discussion is actually more valuable than over-preparing

Tools & Resources Referenced:

To learn more about Katie K. May, visit www.becomeagroupguru.com

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Episode 02 | Teen DBT Groups in Action

Jan 18, 2021

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In this episode we cover:

  • What the inclusion and exclusion criteria are for Teen DBT groups and why every teen is not appropriate for a group
  • How to engage teens online, keep them focused and what to say and do to address distracted and disruptive teens in the online space
  • The ninja-like skill for increasing homework compliance, even when it feels like pulling teeth

Tools & Resources Referenced:

To learn more about Emma Werner, visit www.creativehealingphilly.com/emmawerner

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