Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for Adolescents - Seminar by Dr. Alec Miller and Dr. Kelly Graling

Lifeline WA and WA Primary Health Alliance are pleased to present Dr Alec Miller, co-author of DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents, and Dr Kelly Graling for two free events. Both workshops conducted by Dr. Alec Miller and Dr. Kelly Graling


Session 1: Introducing DBT for Adolescents

Designed for Primary Care workers, the speakers will explore the rationale, benefits and indicators

of DBT and give insight into how it works to prepare you for further training.

For more information and to register, fill out the form and send it to ydbtevents@lifelinewa.org.au

Alec Miller – Information and Registration Form_Final


DBT for Adolescents

Lifeline WA, seek to empower Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope. The events facilitated by Dr Alec Miller and Dr Kelly Graling are part of our commitment to upskill youth mental health workers across Perth in the appropriate use of DBT strategies with their existing client base and improve early identification and appropriate treatment of severe emotional dysregulation.


DBT for Adolescents Program in Primary Care

Lifeline WA and WA Primary Health Alliance are pleased to announce a pilot of 4 x 12-week DBT for Adolescent Skills Group commencing 29 April 2019, for the Primary Care environment. These groups will provide greater access by the community to highly effective DBT based treatment for young people who are experiencing severe emotional dysregulation, giving capacity for family and caregivers to effectively support the young person within their home and community. Please indicate if you are interested in being part of our pilot program to receive further information.


Meet the Doctors


Dr. Alec Miller

Dr. Miller, is a licensed clinical psychologist and Co-Founder and Clinical Director of Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants, LLP. Dr. Miller is an expert in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, stress management, borderline personality disorder, as well as suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviours. Since 1995, he has headed a clinical-research team adapting DBT for outpatient suicidal multi-problem adolescents, as well as contributing to the adaptation of DBT for other populations and settings. More information here www.dralecmiller.com


Dr. Kelly Graling

Dr. Graling, Director of Consultation Services, is a full-time licensed clinical psychologist at Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants, LLP, where she coordinates, trains and consults to numerous schools and agencies applying CBT and DBT. Dr. Graling specialises in the treatment of mood disorders, substance abuse, trauma and anxiety disorders, interpersonal difficulties, as well as personality disorders, suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviours.

More information here www.cbc-psychology.com/staff/kelly-graling-phd


Location and Parking

Bendat Community Centre Auditorium – 36 Dodd Street, Wembley

The venue is easily accessible from the freeway, with ample free parking and in close proximity to

Glendalough Train Station. Free parking available on Dodd Street and Powis Street.

Event Details

March 18
09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
General Practice

Organizer Details

Lifeline and WAPHA


While the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care has contributed to the funding of this website, the information on this website does not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government and is not advice that is provided, or information that is endorsed, by the Australian Government. The Australian Government is not responsible in negligence or otherwise for any injury, loss or damage however arising from the use of or reliance on the information provided on this website.