KRISTINE LUKE

 
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KRISTINE LUKE, GRADUATE INTERN

Skills Group Co-Leader

Kristine Luke will receive her Master of Arts in Psychology: Clinical Counseling from The Citadel Graduate College in December 2021 and is working towards licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Carolina and North Carolina. 


​Throughout her training Kristine has focused on DBT and substance abuse therapy through internships at Ernest Kennedy Center as a co-leader for skills groups and internship student. 


Kristine provides group therapy services with CDBTA and will continue her training in DBT with a Dialectical Behavior Therapy Post Masters Fellowship at CDBTA. It is her hope to merge her love of equine-assisted psychotherapy and DBT together one day.

INTENSIVE DBT TRAINING

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Post Masters Skills Training Fellowship

January 2022 – December 2022

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

November 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.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinical Counseling Student Internship

January 2021 – December 2021

CDBTA’s internship program is a year long internship for graduate students in clinical counseling programs. This internship 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 licensure as professional counselors. Interns apply their learning by observing and co- facilitating DBT Skills Training Groups while providing therapy to a small number of clients. 

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.