Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Fred Rogers

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

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

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.
DBT Group Sessions

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:

How is it implemented?

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.

Fees

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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