Package Deal Levels 1 and 2 for RO DBT Practitioners in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Payment Plan)

Trainers: Thomas R. Lynch PhD, FBPsS

Get a $150 discount if buying Levels 1 and 2 Together!

With this payment plan you pay in 4 equal instalments of $275 every three months, totalling $1100.

You will get access to Level 1 and Level 2 Parts 1-3 immediately, Level 2 Parts 4 and 5 after your second payment, Level 2 Parts 6 and 7 after your third payment, and all remaining parts of Level 2 after your fourth payment.

Payments are due every 3 months. So payment 1 is immediately, payment 2 three months later, payment 3 another three months later, and the final payment is another 3 months after that. It is possible to make earlier payments. Please email to request this.

Once you have paid all four instalments you will get indefinite access to the Level 1 and 2 courses, there is no expiry date for accessing the materials.


Note: if you want to pay all in one go, please go to 'Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Blended Learning Course – Levels 1 and 2 (One-off Purchase)' instead

NOTE: The Textbook and Skills Manual are not included with this course. We do not sell these ourselves, but they can be purchased from New Harbinger or various other websites such as Amazon.

$275.00 excl. sales tax

Group Discounts
5 to 9 persons10%
10 to 14 persons12.5%
15+ persons15%

SKU: ENLevel1and2PP

Level 1 On-Demand

Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Blended Learning Course – Level 1  lays the foundations for becoming an RO DBT Clinician. Underlying theories supporting the treatment will be taught that are essential for understanding the treatment itself and for being able to explain the treatment to clients to gain treatment commitment. Level 1 consists of 6 modules, covering 8 hours of material, that is, 8 CE credits.

  1. Module 1: RO DBT: An Evidence-Based Treatment
  2. Module 2: Social Bonds And Self-Control
  3. Module 3: The RO DBT Bio-Social Theory For Disorders Of Overcontrol
  4. Module 4: The RO DBT Neuroregulatory Model
  5. Module 5: Assessing Overcontrol
  6. Module 6: Introduction To Treatment Structure And Targeting, And A Case Example

For a full least of Learning Objectives, click here:

Course Instructor: Dr. Thomas Lynch, RO DBT Treatment Developer (go to Trainer Bio)

Level 2 On-Demand

The complete Level 2 course consists of 30 on-demand webinars with 40.75 hours of teaching materials, divided into twelve parts. Each part ends with a quiz and an evaluation, which both need to be completed in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Level 2 of the RO DBT Blended Learning program includes the following parts:

  • Part 1: Radical Openness & Self-Enquiry
  • Part 2: Effective Treatment Structuring
  • Part 3: The Key Mechanism of Change
  • Part 4: Therapeutic Use of Social Signaling
  • Part 5: Therapeutic Stance, Teasing and Silliness
  • Part 6: Skills Training in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Part 7: Treating the Enigma Predicament
  • Part 8: Treating Secret Moral Emotions
  • Part 9: Alliance Ruptures and Repairs
  • Part 10: Dealing with Disguised Demands
  • Part 11: Effective Treatment Targeting
  • Part 12: Chain & Solution Analysis

For a full least of Learning Objectives and CE credits, go to RO DBT Level 2.

You can download the Course Syllabus here.

Course Instructor: Dr. Thomas Lynch, RO DBT Treatment Developer (go to Trainer Bio)

Entry Requirements & Additional Information

Target audience: A professional qualification in a mental health or related field (e.g. psychology, psychiatry, social work, mental health nursing).0

Content Level: Level 1 of this Blended Learning program is delivered at the introductory/beginner level: no previous knowledge of RO DBT is required. The focus of Level 1 is on the theoretical foundations and basic principles of RO DBT. Level 2 of the Blended Learning program is at the Intermediate Level- you must have completed Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Level 1.

Method of Delivery: this course consists of a series of non-interactive pre-recorded video\'s. You will need to have a sufficiently strong internet connection to be able to stream these videos.

Accessibility: All videos have the option to turn on English Closed Captions. If you have any questions, need help or want to discuss accessibility issues, please contact

Knowledge Quizzes: After each part you will be invited to complete a knowledge quiz via your online account.  You will need to answer 80% of questions correctly in order to pass and move on to the next part. You will be able to re-take the quiz up to 3 times in order to pass.

Recommended Reading Materials:

  1. Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Theory and Practice for Treating Disorders of Overcontrol (T. Lynch, 2018; published by New Harbinger)
  2. The Skills Training Manual for Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Clinician\'s Guide for Treating Disorders of Overcontrol (T. Lynch, 2018; published by New Harbinger)

These books will be used throughout the training as reference works. You will not receive excerpts from the Textbook or Skills Manual as part of the Level 2 and 3 courses. It is assumed that clinicians wishing to learn RO DBT will have purchased these books already. If you have not, you can purchase them through various book sellers, including Amazon and New Harbinger, the publisher.

Conflicts of interest: We don’t receive any direct commercial support for our training companies RO DBT Online B.V. or Radically Open Ltd. However, Dr. Thomas Lynch, the RO DBT treatment developer and chief RO DBT trainer, receives royalty fees for the RO DBT Textbook and Skills Manual from New Harbinger publishers. He is married to Mrs Erica Smith-Lynch, co-owner and director or RO DBT Online B.V. and Radically Open Ltd.


\Certificate/Letter of Completion: You will be able to download a certificate of completion at the end of each part, provided you have passed the knowledge quiz and have completed the CE evaluation form. If you want your professional license number to be added to your certificate, please add this to your Bio on your online profile page or send your license number to

Accreditation: We are accredited by the American Psychological Association and by the Approved Continuing Accreditation / Association of Social Work Boards.  ACE and APA credit is not awarded for prerequisite reading, homework, assignments, supervision, and consultation.

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