DBT GROUP THERAPY:
skills training

If intense emotions regularly interfere with your life or you identify with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), PTSD, chronic depression, anxiety, or addiction, learning DBT skills your will change your life for the better.

Next start date: August 3, 2022

Benefits:

Self paced DBT Skills

Our program is offered in a blended format of live and recorded psychoeducational sessions.

Total of 24 DBT Skills lessons to be completed in 12 months:

  • 2 lessons: Orientation and Basic Skills
  • 2 lessons: Mindfulness and Meditation
  • 5 lessons: Distress Tolerance Skills
  • 5 lessons: Emotional Regulation
  • 5 lessons: Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • 5 lessons: Walking the Middle Path

FULL RANGE OF SKILLS

  • Mindfulness
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Handling long periods of stress
  • Relationship and Communication Skills

AFFORDABLE & EFFECTIVE

  • Flexible ways of participating
  • Multiple payment forms (see below)
  • Can submit receipt to insurance if covered for Social Worker

Dialectical Behavioural Skill Group Therapy can help.

 

  • If you’re looking to learn how to cope with intense emotions this course is for you.
  • If you feel like your life is eternally in turmoil because your relationships are tense and you often end up cutting  people off, this course is for you.
  • If you’re going to therapy but need more support and skills to learn, this course is for you.
  • This group is meant to help its members connect, learn and grow. Connect wth instructors that can help you understand how to integrate coping skills into everyday life. Learn the skills of self regulation under any and all circumstances and grow from gaining deeper self knowledge and awareness.

Watch to meet your instructors.

What is DBT?

DBT stands for Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. An evidence-based therapy proven effective for many mental health issues and for people who identify as emotionally sensitive.

How do I know this is right for me?

If you are 16 or older and identify with one or more of these items, this training can have a major impact in you:

✔ It’s hard to manage emotions, they can lead me to conflict or overwhelm
✔ I consider myself emotionally sensitive and intense so I feel too deeply for others and for myself
✔ It’s difficult to withdraw or detach from an intensely emotional situations even when I try
✔ My relationships are challenging and unhealthy, it’s hard to trust others so I tend to cut people off
✔ I have tried talk therapy in the past, but it was ineffectual for me

How long is the program?

There are a total of 24 DBT Skills lessons to be completed in 12 months:

  • 2 lessons: Orientation and basic Skills
  • 2 lessons: Mindfulness and Meditation
  • 5 lessons: Distress Tolerance Skills
  • 5 lessons: Emotional Regulation
  • 5 lessons: Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • 5 lessons: Walking the middle path
What skills will I gain?

You will gain the 4 core skills.

  1. Mindfulness: notice and accept your thoughts and feelings, gently and without becoming overwhelmed or self-critical. This is taught every single session of the program.
  2. Emotional regulation:  channel your emotional intensity so it doesn’t become overpowering. Care deeply while retaining a sense of control and protect your relationships and your success. This is 1 module (8 weeks)
  3. Interpersonal effectiveness:  develop build healthy, long and short-term relationships with friends, romantic partners, family members, and work colleagues. And find inner strength in being able to recognize and leave toxic relationships. This is 2 modules (16 weeks)
  4. Distress tolerance: cope with emotional & stressful situations without losing control or resorting to problematic or destructive coping techniques such as avoidance, closing yourself off, self-harm, anger, or substance abuse. This is 1 module (8 weeks)

 

What does each lesson include?
  • 90 min instructional video
  • A mindfulness exercise
  • Skill explanations with examples
  • The slide deck
  • Handouts
Who are the Instructor-Therapists?
Will there be interaction with other students or my instructor?

Instructors meet group participants 1X per month to provide:

  • Answers to questions
  • Share experiences
  • Provide examples
  • Provide deeper knowledge

Click here for access to the DBT Calendar and add the calendar.

Facebook support group for any questions and for sharing experiences together.

Does this replace my individual therapy?
  • This is not a substitute but a compliment to individual therapy. However, at times in the journey to wellness one or the orther may be what you really need.

Self Paced DBT

Our program is offered in a blended format of live and recorded psychoeducational sessions.

Total of 25 DBT Skills lessons to be completed in 12 months:

          • 2 lessons: Orientation and Basic Skills
          • 3 lessons: Mindfulness and Meditation
          • 5 lessons: Distress Tolerance Skills
          • 5 lessons: Emotional Regulation
          • 5 lessons: Interpersonal Effectiveness
          • 5 lessons: Walking the Middle Path

Starts August 3, 2022

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Still have questions? Let us know!

The Insight Clinic is dedicated to helping you heal, and to improve the understanding of mental health and the mind-body connection. Please do not hesitate to call us and request a consultation.