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"Using the Body to Regulate Emotion: Perspectives from DBT - Zoom meeting"

  • July 10, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • On-line via ZOOM - link to be sent in confirmation e-mail.


Membership Meeting

Suzette Bray, LMFT

"Using the Body to Regulate Emotion: Perspectives from DBT"

Note:  Presented on Zoom.

Clients often experience emotions that are sudden and over- whelming.  Being able to use the body to reduce vulnerability to emotion, increase ability to recognize and anticipate emotional responses and regulate emotional response is vital to not being swept away by strong emotions.  This workshop will provide therapist with tools to teach their clients to use both in and out of session and be effective in their daily lives.


The truth is that you deserve a treatment that works. One that’s been researched and understood, one that helps you address the emotional reactivity you’re facing head-on. DBT skills can help!

Learning Objectives

In successfully completing and attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

    1. Explain two ways the body impacts and influences emotional responses.
    2. Assist clients in recognizing body sensations as precursors to strong emotions
    3. Describe three techniques to regulate emotion using the body and implement them with clients in session.


    Suzette Bray, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and founder and Executive Director of Village Counseling and Wellness. She has completed extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) from leading experts in the field. Suzette has also trained and supervised many clinicians, including her staff, and has significant teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

    With over 20 years of clinical experience, Suzette has led several innovative mental health programs for adults, teens, children and families, giving her unique insight into strategies and solutions for positive change through evidence-based treatments.

    In addition to running Village Counseling and Wellness, Suzette is also a well-known speaker in the field, often presenting on the topics of parenting, mental health issues of children, adolescents and adults, Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT.

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           Sunday, July 10, 2022


      8:45am-9am Check-In*

      9am-9:30am Membership Meeting/

          Chapter Announcements*

      9:30-11am CEU/Speaker Presentation

      11am-11:15am Opportunity Drawing/

          Private Practice Announcements*

      11:15am-11:30am Break*

      11:30am-1:30pm Board Meeting*

    This course is intended for beginning to advanced mental health professionals.

    Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CEU completion certificates will be awarded to participants that attend the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation within 48 hours of the speaker presentation.

    * = non CEU portion of course


    Online via Zoom. See registration message - below.


    $15  SFV-CAMFT chapter members  (online , including day of event)

    $25 Non chapter members   (online, including day of event)

    $20 (STUDENTS ONLY - (online, including day of event)

    No phone or email RSVP.
    No cash or check, credit card only (we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover).

    Email us for Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, and Santa Clarita Valley chapter reciprocity.

    To Register:  Please click on the   Register  button at the top-left.  At the completion of (and paying for the event), you will receive a link in a confirmation e-mail.  On the day of the event - click on the link and you will be connected to the event.  If you are not logged in yet and are a member of our chapter, please be sure to log in  here first. 

    Questions? Contact our VP of Membership here

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    Refund Policy 

    Requests for refunds must be in writing and received by SFV-CAMFT before one week prior to the event. A $2 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellation of a paid event, through the cancellation deadline. There will be no refunds on requests received after one week prior to the event. The President has discretion to issue refunds that do not comply with the policy. To request a refund, email

    SFV-CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Marriage & Family Therapists. SFV-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.


    CAMFT- approved Continuing Education Provider #62281

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