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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

The DBT Skills Program is delivered by registered, qualified and DBT trained psychologist
Karen Woods with DBT Skills Trainers and Facilitators to ensure participants are fully supported. 

DBT Skills are effective in improving a person’s ability to regulate distressing emotions, improve interpersonal relationships and manage times of crisis without engaging in self-damaging behaviours.

The DBT Program consists of: Group Workshop, Individual Coaching, Ten Minute Phone or Email Coaching and a DBT Workbook. You are most welcome to attend just Group or Individual coaching, or both!

DBT Individual Coaching is a weekly session with a DBT Skills Trainer and you discussing your individual circumstances and supplying DBT skills that may benefit you in real life situations. This can include a supplementary weekly phone or email coaching. Currently open to males or females over 18. See our contact details below.

The four main DBT modules of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Emotion Regulation are covered in our Program sessions.

You must be over 18 to attend our Program.


DBT Group Workshop 2018:

  • New to DBT? Please contact us (see below) for information and to arrange a free intake assessment prior attending DBT Group

  • Delivered (during ACT school terms) over an 11 week or 22 week block or attend for the full year!

  • 2 hour weekly group workshop each Thursday 2:30pm to 4:30pm

  • Payment options: Private payment, private payment and Medicare rebate through a GP registered Mental Health Care Plan, NDIS Plan that incorporates the DBT Program, Private Health Insurance if eligible (check with your insurer), Grant/Sponsorship

  • Group workshop is currently open to females over 18 years old

  • Location is Unit 1, 9-11 Montford Crescent, North Lyneham, ACT.

Intake assessment
To be eligible to attend our DBT Group sessions we run an intake assessment. The intake assessment is free of charge and usually runs from 30 mins to 60 mins. This gives you and us an opportunity to discuss the DBT Workshop and for you to ask any questions you may have about the group sessions. We also discuss payment options for the group workshop unique to your financial circumstances.

Dates for 2018:
DBT Group session
Thursday 19 July for newcomers
Program begins Thursday 26 July - Thursday 27 September

DBT Group session
Thursday 11 October for newcomers
Program begins Thursday 18 October - Thursday 20 December

 
Feel free to contact our friendly DBT Coordinator, Aileen, at ACT Counselling for more information on the DBT Program and to make an appointment for an intake session...

Phone: 02 6100 1657
Mob: 0413 922 650 (ring or text)





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