Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Skills Training program

The Psychology Clinic runs a 24-week Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills training group program. DBT is a type of therapy shown to be effective for people who have difficulty regulating their emotions, are easily overwhelmed by emotions, have a history of complex trauma, have a diagnosis or features of borderline personality disorder, as well as those with behaviours associated with poor impulse control including self-injury and binge eating. DBT Skills Training programs cover 4 core skill areas aimed at improving the lives of participants. They are: Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance and Emotion Regulation Skills.

For more information please contact the Psychologist or the Nurse Manager, West Ward, St Andrew’s Hospital, with any questions on telephone (07) 4646 3014.