recorded webinar

Trauma Treatment: Through a Dialectical Behavior Therapy Lens (Chapter 1-3)



Lara Effland, LICSW, CEDS
Trauma Treatment: Through a DBT Lens
Co-occuring Disorders
Monday, May 09, 2022 2:00 pm
- 3:00 pm ET

Have you started trauma treatment or are considering starting? it can be the best decision you have ever made and also the most daunting.  

Those who struggle with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder are already suffering due to hypervigilance, inability to concentrate, interrupted sleep, nightmares, anxiety, depression, and more.  Treatment for PTSD is an excellent option when facing this debilitating disorder. However, many people are afraid of the negative emotions and experiences they may face when working through their trauma.  This is an understandable fear and can be supported and addressed early in treatment.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy was created for intense emotions and sensations, it translates well to the treatment of trauma and the fears that come up. This webinar teaches how you or your loved one can use DBT to help get through difficult stages of Trauma treatment or the fear of starting.

Presenter(s) Biography

Lara Effland, LICSW, CEDS

Lara Effland, LICSW, CEDS

I have been a member of ADAA for the last decade. I have presented at the annual conference, joined Special Interest Groups, encouraged other colleagues to join, and attended the many amazing webinars and trainings. I find ADAA to be a supportive and dependable resource for clinicians and providers. The presentations are excellent, they attract experts in the field, and ADAA also cares for and appreciates their members and community. I have met so many wonderful people, friends, and colleagues through ADAA.

Lara Effland, LICSW, CEDS, is a licensed clinical social worker with over 13 years of clinical experience and over 10 years of clinical supervision, training, leadership, and national presentations on clinical topics.  Founder of Clinician Development Collective, masterful clinical services: clinical supervision, consultation, and therapy.

Ms. Effland has been working in the field of eating, mood, anxiety, and trauma related disorders in multiple levels of care throughout the country.  Ms. Effland received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Oberlin College and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University of Chicago with a concentration in clinical practice.  Her training and expertise focuses primarily on exposure and evidence based behavioral interventions, such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, and Mindfulness based interventions.

Ms. Effland regularly speaks and trains nationally on the topic of eating, mood, anxiety, and traumatic stress disorders.   Her goal is to continue to bring compassion, competence, and integrity to patient care and to ensure that all clinicians and clients are given the support  they need to be the best they can be.

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