What happens in a DBT online support group?

DBT online support groups provide members with a safe and secure environment to discuss their struggles with mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety. They offer a variety of DBT skills including interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and more.

Participants can learn how to better manage their emotions and develop healthy coping strategies for challenging situations. The groups typically meet on a weekly basis and are led by a trained therapist. During the sessions, members can share their successes and challenges with one another, learn about DBT skills, practice using them in real-life situations, and gain support from other members.

The goal of these groups is to empower individuals to create positive change in their lives by developing healthy habits and incorporating new coping strategies into their daily routines. By participating in a DBT online support group, individuals can take advantage of the skills and resources needed to improve their overall mental health.

What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based form of therapy that was developed to help individuals cope with intense emotions and impulsive behaviours. It is often used in treating Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The primary focus of DBT is on learning skills for emotional regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness.

In DBT, individuals participate in weekly individual therapy sessions and a skills group, which is led by a trained DBT therapist. The skills group offers an opportunity to learn new skills that can help people reach their goals and address problematic behaviour. During individual therapy, the therapist provides coaching in using the skills learned in the skills group as well as offering support in working through any underlying issues.

A full DBT programme is typically long-term, aiming to provide individuals with the skills needed to manage their mental health for the long term. Evidence has shown that when implemented fully, DBT can be very effective for those suffering from BPD or struggling with intense emotions and impulsive behaviours. Therefore, it can be a great option for those seeking to treat their mental health more effectively over the long term.

What are the benefits of an online support group?

What are the benefits of an online support group?

An online support group can provide an invaluable source of support and guidance during painful times. It offers members a safe space to share their struggles, learn new skills, and gain insight from the experiences of others who are going through similar things.

The structure of an online support group provides individuals with structure while they work on managing their mental health. The weekly sessions give participants momentum to work on their goals and to practice the skills they are learning, as well as provide an accountability system for staying on track with those goals.

Additionally, online support groups provide a sense of community that can be lacking for individuals who are struggling with mental health issues. By connecting with other members who have similar experiences and struggles, participants can build meaningful relationships with those in their group. This can not only help to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation but can also provide a sense of understanding and acceptance that is often lacking for individuals dealing with mental health issues.

How to sign up to Online DBT support groups?

Our team are here to help. You shouldn’t feel shy about coming forward and at least finding out what options we can provide. With years of experience, we have seen and heard it all. We offer group sessions for adolescents/ young adults and also fully-fledged adults. We also offer family support groups, but the reason we split them up is to allow a safe space for everyone involved. It is easier to open up to people of a similar age and life experience and you can more easily resonate with those people as well.

Just get in touch with one of our friendly staff by calling us or sending us an email. Our highly qualified and experienced staff will arrange for an assessment to be carried out to work out some of your issues and what you would like to achieve from participating in the groups. Then we will get started with weekly group sessions. Get in touch with us today for more information!


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