This program will focus on the application of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) within the context of individual and group therapy, as well as phone coaching. An overview of the individual DBT skill modules and skills will be presented. The elements of a group, individual session, phone coaching, and skills training will be highlighted. The mechanisms targeted by DBT behaviorally, emotionally, and socially will be described. The use of Chain Analysis and Solution Analysis will be discussed. Research highlighting the effectiveness of the DBT theory and approach and the “nuts and bolts” of the various interventions involved in Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT with be provided. The program will also address the limited research on how diverse populations may benefit from DBT.