WELCOME TO ONLINE DBT

WHAT IS DBT?

DBT is a cognitive behavioural therapy created specifically for BPD by Marsha Linehan, which draws on the idea of the dialectic, which is the study or inquiry into opposites. Dialectical strategies support both therapist and patient, to synthesise views and become unstuck from extremes, which are inherent in BPD.

Goals are also vital in DBT treatment planning, in ensuring that the symptoms are targeted. The behavioural aspect involves assessing and targeting behaviours, in order to solve problems through teaching the client skills which helps them reach these goals. However, it’s important to note that in helping clients develop a life they see as worth living, the therapist needs to help them work to the goals defined by them.

DBT usually involves group skills training, individual therapy sessions and crisi skills coaching.

WHO CAN IT HELP?

It is often particularly helpful for the diagnosis of BPD. DBT is the gold standard treatment for people with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. In fact, the people who we treat within our service experience immense changes to their life by treatment end, which at treatment start, they are unable to envisage. Yet in order to get there, the specific treatment model is required.

DBT is also useful for people struggling with emotional regulation or are exhibiting self-destructive behaviours such as substance misuse, binge eating and more. DBT is highly effective in treating adolescents.

DBT has a vast evidence base for BPD (Linehan et al., 1991; Linehan et al., 2006; Linehan et al., 2015).

HOW DOES IT WORK?

DBT is a therapy designed to help you change patterns of behaviour that are not effective, such as self-harm, suicidal thinking and substance abuse. The approach works towards helping you increase your emotional and cognitive regulation by learning about the triggers that lead to reactive states.

It also helps you to assess which coping skills to apply in the sequence of events, thoughts, feelings and behaviours that lead to the undesired behaviour.

Having offered DBT in the NHS, private hospitals and private individuals following Intensive DBT training with British Isles DBT, the team have a wealth of experience and great success rates in treating BPD and other behaviours using DBT

DBT THERAPIST TEAM

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Joanna

CBT & DBT Therapist

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Mercedes

Psychological Therapist

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Dr Jo Gee

UKCP Reg; MUPCA (Accred); MBACP (Accred).

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Emma

DBT Team Lead and Therapist

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Rya

Psychological Practitioner

Lizzie

DBT Therapist

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Kendra

Therapist

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Julia

DBT practitioner

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HOW WILL ONLINE DBT HELP ME?

  • Helping you to reduce suicidal, self-harming behaviours or other behaviours you struggle with
  • Prevention of behaviours that interfere with therapy sessions
  • Helping regulation of emotion through the learning of vital skills
  • Reaching goals that improve the quality of your life
  • Learning new skills to replace harmful behaviours
  • Improving the quality of interpersonal relationships
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HOW WILL ONLINE DBT HELP ME?

  • Helping you to reduce suicidal, self-harming behaviours or other behaviours you struggle with
  • Prevention of behaviours that interfere with therapy sessions
  • Helping regulation of emotion through the learning of vital skills
  • Reaching goals that improve the quality of your life
  • Learning new skills to replace harmful behaviours
  • Improving the quality of interpersonal relationships
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We see DBT transform lives every day

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

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MINDFULNESS

Mindfulness is a core element of the DBT programme and has life changing outcomes. We teach clients how to use mindfulness to be more in the moment, to be less judgdemental of self and to feel more centred and calm. This practice can not only reduce stress but also helps us respond to moments in our lives, in an effective way.

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MINDFULNESS

Mindfulness is a core element of the DBT programme and has life changing outcomes. We teach clients how to use mindfulness to be more in the moment, to be less judgdemental of self and to feel more centred and calm. This practice can not only reduce stress but also helps us respond to moments in our lives, in an effective way.

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DISTRESS TOLERANCE

Our clients learn effective skills to manage emotional triggers and dysregulation. With physiological techniques taught for the management of crisis moments and impulsive urges, we can learn to cope better, even when we aren‘t in a headspace to use complex skills!

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DISTRESS TOLERANCE

Our clients learn effective skills to manage emotional triggers and dysregulation. With physiological techniques taught for the management of crisis moments and impulsive urges, we can learn to cope better, even when we aren‘t in a headspace to use complex skills!

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EMOTION REGULATION

We teach our clients lifelong skills for better understanding of and better management of emotional states. If your emotions feel overwhelming, and like they are in control of you, then DBT skills can help you achieve balance and a sense of control back.

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EMOTION REGULATION

We teach our clients lifelong skills for better understanding of and better management of emotional states. If your emotions feel overwhelming, and like they are in control of you, then DBT skills can help you achieve balance and a sense of control back.

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INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS

We teach our clients how to build and maintain satisfying relationships with others. This involves skills for getting your needs met, learning to say no, and the ability to maintain a healthy balance with others. Interpersonal effectiveness is a vital module of DBT, as many clients tell us that prior to DBT, being with others was a main trigger for them.

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INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS

We teach our clients how to build and maintain satisfying relationships with others. This involves skills for getting your needs met, learning to say no, and the ability to maintain a healthy balance with others. Interpersonal effectiveness is a vital module of DBT, as many clients tell us that prior to DBT, being with others was a main trigger for them.

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Having offered DBT in the NHS, private hospitals and within private practice following Intensive DBT training with British Isles DBT, the team have a wealth of experience and great success rates in treating BPD and other behaviours using DBT.

MODES OF DBT

Online DBT Skills group

The DBT skills groups run online, and run more like a class. The DBT therapists teach you DBT skills from the Linehan skills training manual. The groups involve exercises, group activities, reflection and always end with homework to help you practice these skills in your everyday life. We cover a number of key modules including mindfulness skills, distress tolerance, emotional regulation and interpersonal skills. Not able to do the full programme, speak to us about doing the groups or one to one sessions separately.

Online DBT individual sessions

We offer DBT individual sessions and DBT informed therapy sessions online for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), EUPD, impulsive and addictive behaviour, and more. Individual therapy involves weekly one-to-one 50 minute sessions. The individual sessions work to reduce impulsive behaviours in and out of therapy, as well as helping you to reach your goals through learning new skills. For an example of forms and skills used within DBT, visit DBT Self Help website.

Online DBT crisis coaching

We offer a DBT crisis coaching skills service option for those attending our online DBT sessions. Should you be struggling to change behaviours and put skills into practice, this would give you therapist access between sessions, with the sole goal of getting skills coaching. The skills coaching is an integral element, shaping skills use and promoting emotional regulation and distress tolerance in the moment of distress. Want to find out more, contact our team who can talk you through our crisis coaching options.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

SPEAK TO OUR TEAM

Start off with a call where you can ask any questions, find out more about what we have on offer, and book in your initial assessment.

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DBT ASSESSMENT

Use the online booking system below or call our team who will find a time that suits you, for an online hour long assessment via Zoom or Vsee. Same week appointments available.

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“DBT has changed my life – I just love it. I’ve enjoyed being part of the group and all the skills I’ve learnt to live my ‘life worth living.”

— AMY, WEYBRIDGE

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    ONLINE DBT

    Phone

    0203 432 5909

    Email

    hello@onlinedbt.co.uk

    ADDRESS

    Suite 788

    Unit 3A

    34-35 Hatton Garden

    Holborn

    London

    EC1N 8DX

    UK