Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Group

Elpizo's Halto DBT Centre

Serving Halton and Neighboring Regions

Fred Rogers

When we talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Group

What is DBT?

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a form of therapy designed to treat people who experience intense emotions and struggle with mental health problems. DBT is based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and has been adapted to treat issues associated with borderline personality disorder.

Behaviours such as these are consistent with anyone experiencing these intense emotions:

How is it implemented?

Sometimes it’s difficult to maintain an emotional balance and self-regulation when overwhelmed by emotions in various situations. The aim of DBT is to help you learn skills that you use to manage your difficult emotions through recognising, acknowledging and changing those unhelpful behaviours that are associated to the intense emotions. To help you achieve this, DBT therapists teach you the following techniques:

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What is the treatment process?

At Elpizo Counselling Services we offer the complete DBT protocol which has four elements:


Our DBT skills training groups run for two hours every week, for 12 weeks.

Clients can join a group at the start of any module once a quarter.DBT 2019 dates:

Adolescent DBT Skills Group – Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Quarter 1: Jan 22- Mar 26

Quarter 2: Apr 9 – June 18 (Both in Milton and Mississauga Offices at the same time!)

Quarter 3: Sept 17 – Nov 26

Adults DBT Skills Group – Thursdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Quarter 1: Jan 24 – Mar 28

Quarter 2: Apr 11 – June 20 (Both in Milton and Mississauga Offices at the same time!)

Quarter 3: Sept 19 – Nov 28

What is expected from you?

Group Size

For an effective, optimized and interactive learning environment, groups are limited to a maximum of 10 participants and a minimum of 5.


Skills group cost $120 per session for 12 weeks, 2 weeks of the 12 weeks are for parents/carers who are taught DBT relational and communication skills to offer a better ongoing support.

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Elpizo Councelling Services

Email: info@elpizocounselling.com

Tel: 1-877-335-7496

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