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We Need Skills!: A DBT Approach to Working with Young Adults (Knoxville)

In-Person Training

3 CE Hours

We Need Skills!: A DBT Approach to Working with Young Adults

 Mandy Walker, LPC-MHSP, C-DBT

Presentation Date/Time

Friday, April 5, 2024
9:00am – 12:00noon EDT


Laurel Church of Christ
3457 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee 37919

In this session we will explore the unique mental health needs of young adults, gain understanding of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and learn specific skills that we can utilize in treatment with this population. Working with young adults can be very challenging, yet rewarding for clinicians. Utilizing DBT as an evidence-based therapeutic intervention, can provide opportunity for clients to increase emotion regulation, tolerate distress, manage healthy and unhealthy relationships and build a life worth living.


  • Attendees will gain understanding of the unique mental health needs in the young adult population
  • Attendees will gain knowledge about Dialectical Behavioral Therapy as an evidence-based intervention for young adults
  • Attendees will learn specific DBT skills and be able to incorporate them into their practice

About the Speaker(s)

 Mandy Walker, LPC-MHSP, C-DBT

Mandy Walker, LPC-MHSP, C-DBT, is Owner and Clinician of The Walk Counseling Services and Vice President of The Middle Path. Mandy has spent the majority of her clinical career working in residential treatment and juvenile justice settings. For the past 5 years Mandy has continued her work with adolescents and adults in providing group, individual, and family therapy in outpatient and school-based settings. Mandy currently runs an Intensive Outpatient DBT group at The Middle Path, sees clients in her private practice, and facilitates a DBT skills group at The University of Tennessee. Mandy is passionate about her work with clients, where she utilizes DBT and EMDR as her core modalities for treatment.

Presenter Contact

If you any questions, please contact Mandy Walker.

TLPCA Contact

If you any questions, please contact Anthony Fuller.