Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Program

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Who are we?
The DBT team is a group of nurses, social workers and a psychological associate who have taken extensive training in dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT). DBT was developed to help people with Borderline Personality Disorder. The treatment consists of cognitive and behaviour therapy strategies to help people with this problem.

What do we do?
This DBT program is for individuals who meet diagnostic criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder. Common problems include: chaotic relationships, emotional liability and difficulty with a sense of self and/or impulsive behaviours. Clients with suicidal or intentional self-injurious behaviours are best suited for this therapy. The program offers:

  • Skills training groups
  • Individual counseling once a week with a therapist
  • Telephone consultation with a therapist for coaching

Who do we serve?
We provide service for individuals who meet the diagnostic criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder. All individuals referred to this program will have an assessment to determine if he or she meets the requirements.

Can we help you?
If you are interested in the DBT program call 519-376-2121 ext. 2430 and ask for a referral form. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Contact Information
1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9
Phone: 519-376-2121 ext. 2430
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