recorded webinar

How Do You Talk About Suicide?

How Do You Talk About Suicide?
Thursday, September 14, 2023 1:00 pm
- 2:00 pm ET

It is hard to know how to talk about suicide when someone in your life is struggling. This free live webinar discusses how to talk with a loved one about suicide and some common myths and misconceptions that can interfere with effectively communicating with and supporting your loved one.   

Presented in collaboration with McLean Hospital. 

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Presenter(s) Biography

Gillian C. Galen, PsyD

Gillian Galen, PsyD Mclean Hospital Suicide Prevention

Gillian C. Galen, PsyD, is a senior child and adolescent psychologist specializing in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). She is the program director of the 3East DBT residential programs and the director of training for the 3East continuum at McLean Hospital, an array of programs for teens that uses DBT to target self-endangering behaviors and symptoms of borderline personality disorder. She has extensive experience diagnosing and treating adolescents and young adults who struggle with emotion dysregulation, anxiety, depression, trauma, and self-endangering behaviors, such as self-injury and suicidal behaviors. Dr. Gallen is also Instructor in Psychology (Department of Psychiatry) at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Galen has a particular interest in the use of mindfulness in the treatment of borderline personality disorder and psychiatric illnesses. She is the co-author of the books “Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder: Relieve Your Suffering Using the Core Skill of Dialectical Behavior Therapy”, “Coping With BPD: DBT and CBT Skills to Soothe the Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder”, and “DBT for Dummies.”

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