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Skills Group Leader

Ali Carnevale received her Master of Arts in Psychology: Clinical Counseling from The Citadel Graduate College and is working towards licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Carolina. 

Throughout her training Ali has focused on DBT and group therapy through internships at CDMHC as a co-leader for skills groups and while providing group therapy at My Sister’s House: Domestic Abuse Shelter. 

Ali provides group therapy services with CDBTA and will continue her training in DBT with a Dialectical Behavior Therapy Post Masters Fellowship at CDBTA. 


Dialectical Behavior Therapy Post Masters Skills Training Fellowship

September 2019 – August 2020

CDBTA’s fellowship program combines intensive training, mentorship, peer consultation and hands-on clinical work. The program is designed to enhance clinical competencies in DBT treatment and prepares clinicians for national certification. CDBTA fellows learn from specialists in the field by participating in DBT consultation team, mentorship discussions, learning activities and individual supervision. Fellows apply their learning by co- facilitating DBT Skills Training Groups and providing therapy to a small number of clients. 

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Introduction

March 2021 

This training, offered through Behavioral Tech: A Linehan Institute Training Company, introduces Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills: Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Participants learn about the function of skills training in DBT, the structure of a DBT skills training program, the goals and general content of each skills module, and the targets for DBT skills training. It also provides an overview of the manner in which DBT conceptualizes problems, as well as the behavior change, validation, and dialectical strategies used across all modes of the treatment.

If you are interested in learning more about the CDBTA DBT program,

or have any questions about our services, please do not hesitate to reach out.

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