ACT for Parents of Teens with Emotion Dysregulation
with Dr. Patricia Zurita Ona
Emotional dysregulation among teens is a challenge that many of our teen clients — and clients who are parents of teens— face. Dr Zurita Ona will present both the rational and the methodology of treating parents of teens with emotion dysregulation with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. You will learn
Dr. Zurita Ona, or “Dr Z”, is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in California, in private practice at Eastbay Behavior Therapy Center. Initially a school psychologist, she now practices as a clinical psychologist. She has significant experience working with children, adolescents and adults with mood, anxiety, eating disorders, and body image concerns; particular areas of expertise are Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Dr. Zurita Ona also provides specialized services for individuals struggling with emotional dysregulation problems (borderline personality disorder) with or without self-harm and suicidal behaviors.
She is the co-author of the book “Mind and Emotions: a Universal Protocol for Emotional Disorders”, and is bringing out another book in early 2017 for parents of teens struggling with emotional dysregulation.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Zurita Ona is on the clinical faculty of the Wright Institute, where she supervises, teaches, and participates in dissertation committees as the graduate level.