23 March - The Social Context of Emotional Dysregulation: How Family Skills Can Help Reduce Child and Partner Distress and Improve Relationships.

School of Applied Psychology

Dr Alan E. Fruzzetti

Thursday 23rd March 2023 at 6pm

Room G7/8, Cork Enterprise Centre, North Mall Campus, UCC.

This year's Annual Peter Dempsey Lecture will be given by Dr Alan E. Fruzzetti. His talk will explore how family skills can help reduce child and partner distress and improve relationships. This presentation will describe a transactional model for understanding emotion dysregulation in a social context, and the ways parents, partners and others can help people struggling with severe and chronic emotion dysregulation manage their emotions in less painful and healthier ways.

Dr Fruzzetti is the Director Of Training in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Family Services and Director of DBT Adherence for 3East programs at McLean Hospital, a professor at Harvard Medical School, professor emeritus at the University of Nevada-Reno, a co-founder of the Center for DBT and Families and the World DBT Association, and a past-president of the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA-BPD).

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