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About the Presenter

Dr. Lisa Burckell is a DBT-Linehan Board of Certification Certified Clinician™ who received her Ph.D. in 2007 from Stony Brook University and completed both a predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowship in the Borderline Personality Disorder Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, Ontario. She joined the Borderline Personality Disorder Service at St. Joseph’s HealthCare Hamilton in 2009 to head up the implementation of outpatient Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

Dr. Burckell left St. Joe’s in 2018 to focus on her private practice, DBT Hamilton, that she founded in 2016. At DBT Hamilton, she conducts individual and group DBT and psychological assessments, supervises learners, and consults with other teams. Dr. Burckell has published peer-reviewed journal articles and has made several presentations at international scientific meetings. Dr. Burckell’s research focuses on therapeutic processes and outcome in the treatment of borderline personality disorder, the evaluation of treatment for PTSD among individuals with co-occurring BPD and PTSD, and the influence of shame and self-compassion on the treatment outcomes for individuals participating in DBT.




WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2022—12:00 PM EDT

Join us for this free one-hour lunchtime meet and greet with DBT-Linehan Board of Certification Certified Clinician™ Dr. Lisa Burckell. Dr. Burckell teaches OPTI’s DBT I: Foundations, DBT II: Clinical Practice and DBT III: Advanced Cases workshops.

This seminar will introduce parts of her upcoming intermediate-level DBT workshop in June, including a brief introduction to common patterns (i.e., dialectical dilemmas) that keep clients and therapists stuck.

These free online seminars are a great way to interact with some of OPTI’s acclaimed workshop presenters, ask questions, and learn more about their OPTI workshops.

Take your training to the next level!

Dr. Burckell returns to OPTI in June 2022 for her workshop, “DBT II: Clinical Practice”, a four-module online workshop that provides intermediate-level instruction Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, covering DBT case conceptualization, with an emphasis on identifying areas where treatment gets stuck and learning strategies to help therapists and clients get “unstuck”.

Participants will reflect on their own clinical work, watch demonstrations, and engage in role plays to facilitate the application of these principles and strategies.

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