Skills Training Class Begins in November

radically open therapy

Anyone struggling with anxiety, depression which seems to be resistant to treatment, anorexia nervosa, OCDP (obsessive-compulsive personality disorder) may benefit from this Skills Training Class in RO-DBT or Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

The class will take place on Tuesday evenings beginning in November at the Mindful Psychology Associates office in the Carlson Building, 636 Church Street, Suite 620, Evanston. Practice owner and licensed clinical psychologist Jennifer (Panning) Contarino, PsyD, is bringing this evidence-based treatment to the North Shore along with colleague and postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Ethan Stark.

Who is this class for?

Do traits like these ring a bell?

  • Perfectionism
  • Excessive self control
  • Rule follower
  • Preference for order, structure
  • Reserved, restrained
  • Frugal

Clients who may endorse the following diagnoses:

  • Chronic depression
  • Treatment resistant anxiety
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive
  • Personality Disorder

Benefits of this Class

  • Flexibility
  • Openness
  • Social connectedness
  • Emotional expressiveness

WHEN: Tuesday evenings (begins November 2019)

WHERE: Mindful Psychology Associates, 636 Church Street, Suite 620, Evanston, IL

TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

PRICE: $60 per class (MPA can bill BCBS PPO or Northwestern University Student Health Plan)

For more info or to sign up, please use our Contact Form and indicate your interest for yourself or a client in the RO-DBT class with Dr. Contarino.

Related: MPA Now Offering RO-DBT Individual Therapy and Class, August 2018

NOTE: Clients must be in ongoing individual therapy. This class is a supplement to individual therapy. We will collaborate with referring therapists.