• Leaning to understand your problems and what is maintaining them.
• Learning to identify helpful and unhelpful thoughts and behaviours and teaching you how to let go of the unhelpful thoughts and introduce helpful behaviours and new coping strategies that can help with your current problems as well future problems.
DBT is a specific form of CBT which has been adapted to help people who experience severe emotional distress. The therapy focuses on teaching people new skills and strategies that can help them develop a life that is worth living. DBT focuses on core skills of:
DBT is the treatment of choice for people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) but has shown to be effective in treating other problems including eating disorders, depression, post traumatic stress disorder PTSD and substance misuse.