Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Group
Smart Psychology Clinic offers an online Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Group for Adults who are dealing with constant negative emotions and interpersonal difficulties
In this group, you will learn:
- Mindfulness: to reduce judgmental thoughts and increase self-compassion
- DISTRESS TOLERANCE: to reduce intense emotions and accept the reality during distressing moments
- EMOTION REGULATION: to accept emotions and reduce unpleasant emotions
- INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS: to improve communication and interactions with others
If you experience long-lasting negative emotions that interfere with your quality of life and impact your relationships, the DBT group is beneficial for you.
What is DBT?
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy is a potent combination of cognitive and behavioral therapies originally created for those affected by borderline personality disorder. DBT has proven to be an effective treatment for people with difficulties managing intense emotions, including those with anxiety, depression
The goal of DBT therapy is to transform negative thinking patterns and destructive behaviors into positive outcomes using a variety of problem-solving and acceptance-based techniques.
By freeing individuals from their negative thought processes and helping them to establish mindfulness practices and emotional regulation, they will be better prepared to manage any challenging hardships that lay ahead.
What will you learn in DBT Skills Group?
1. Mindfulness: You will learn to practice being fully aware and present at the moment to reduce judgmental thoughts, and increase self-compassion
2. Distress Tolerance: You will learn to reframe your thoughts, implement self-soothing techniques, and better understand the present moment to better cope with uncomfortable events and occurrences that cause anxiety and stress.
3. Emotional Regulation: You will learn to regulate your emotions during stressful times. Emotional regulation helps you better understand, adapt, and alter your emotions to improve your mindset. A structured approach includes being able to identify emotions, reduce vulnerability to reactive behaviors, and identify obstacles to changing emotions.
4. Interpersonal Effectiveness: You will learn how to speak up for what you want. Interpersonal effectiveness provides the tools for helping you to ask effectively for what you need and also helps you to say no in a way that minimizes conflict and keeps relationships healthy.