Workshop on Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Substance Abuse

The department of Psychology, University of Central Punjab Lahore organised a Preconference Workshop on “Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Substance Abuse” at the University of Central Punjab on 22nd March 2022. It was held in the conference room of A-building at the University of Central Punjab. The workshop was held as part of the International Conference on Substance Use Disorders scheduled for 30th-31thMarch, 2022.

The guest speaker was Dr Mahwesh Arooj Naz, Assistant Professor currently serving at Government College University Lahore. The workshop aimed to introduce the participants to the various techniques used in DBT to help people with addictions and substance abuse issues and emphasised the therapy’s efficacy. The workshop proved to be beneficial for professionals and students. In the end, Dr Shazia Hasan (HOD, Psychology Department) presented a shield and souvenir to the guest speaker. Certificates of Participation were also distributed among the participants.