Online Workshops


Suicide and Parasuicide in Borderline Personality Disorder: Evidence-Based Strategies for Diagnosis and Treatment

Suicide and parasuicide are prominent features in BPD. Although both are briefly described in the same diagnostic criteria, they are distinctly different clinical phenomena and require different treatment approaches.


The Tip of the Iceberg: Understanding and Responding to Self-Injury

This course has been developed specifically to help practitioners feel more confident about responding to clients who present with self-injury. It will offer helpful guidelines to workers who wish to improve their capacity to respond effectively to clients who self-harm.


More than Just a Bad Habit: Diagnosis & Treatment of Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviours

Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs) include a category of behaviors that cause damage to one’s physical appearance by repeatedly touching one’s hair or body. They often go “unspoken,” to therapists, doctors, family and friends, as they cause much shame. BFRBs include disorders such as Trichotillomania (hair pulling), Excoriation (skin picking), and Onychophagia (nail biting), among others.


Helping Clients Heal from Self-Harm: A DBT Approach for Teens

This workshop will help you understand non-suicidal self-injury, factors to consider when assessing and working with clients, and will take a DBT approach to helping clients eliminate this behaviour.


Honest Lies – Diagnosing Eating Disorders for Mental Health Professionals

Eating disorders are common but can be difficult to diagnose and treat. This diagnosis seminar on eating disorders teaches clinicians how, in a structured manner, to diagnose a variety of eating disorders. Additionally, this seminar helps clinicians determine the level of care that will best benefit clients, based on several factors.