Francis Chambers, Level 3 Suite 15/40 Corinna St, Phillip



The essential purpose of a DBT Skills Group is not just about symptom management but fostering a life worth living.

It aims to provide a supportive community where individuals can learn from one another, share experiences, and apply these skills in real-life scenarios, promoting lasting emotional and behavioral changes. 

This map is designed to give you some insight into the journey you’ll embark on when you sign up for our DBT Adult Skills Group.

Mouse over and click on each stage to learn more:

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Embarking on the DBT journey marks a courageous step towards self-improvement. Recognising the need for help is a sign of strength, not weakness.

This phase is all about openness to change and readiness to embrace new coping strategies for emotional and psychological well-being.

The Start of Your Journey:

Recognising Need

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During the assessment phase, we evaluate your specific needs to ensure DBT is the right fit for you.

It's about understanding your challenges and goals, ensuring that the program can effectively support your journey towards healing and growth.

Eligibility and Assessment:

Does DBT Suit Your Needs?

Your First Session:


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Your first group session is a safe space to connect with others who share similar paths.

It's an opportunity to build trust, learn from each other's experiences, and establish a supportive community that fosters growth and healing throughout your DBT journey.


Understanding Dialectics

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Emotional regulation equips you with strategies to manage intense emotions effectively, preventing overwhelming feelings from dictating your actions.

This module focuses on understanding emotions, reducing vulnerability, and increasing positive experiences.

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Reflecting on mindfulness allows you to integrate these practices into daily life, enhancing your ability to remain present and engaged.

It's about recognising the value of mindfulness in managing emotions and reactions, fostering a accessible sense of calm and focus.

Module Reflection

Fostering Calm and Focus

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Mindfulness teaches you to live in the moment, enhancing your awareness and acceptance of thoughts, feelings, and surroundings without judgment.

This module lays the foundational skills for emotional regulation and distress tolerance, promoting inner peace and stability.


Power in Observation

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Reflecting on dialectics encourages you to embrace the complexity of life, acknowledging that two opposites can be true at the same time.

It's about finding balance, accepting change, and working towards solutions that consider multiple perspectives.

Module Reflection

Embracing Complexity

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Distress tolerance skills are crucial for surviving crisis situations without resorting to harmful behaviors.

This module teaches techniques to withstand emotional pain, offering tools for coping with stress, anxiety, and distress in healthier ways.


Building Lifelong Resilience

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Withstanding Difficulty

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Reflecting on resilience highlights your journey towards becoming both protected against life's hardships while remaining open to new experiences.

It's about building strength from within, allowing you to face challenges with courage and adaptability.


Towards Greater Wellbeing

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Reflecting on your communication journey underscores the importance of clarity, assertiveness, and active listening for successful interactions.

It's about recognising the impact of clear communication on relationships and personal growth, setting the stage for lasting achievements.

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Communication Methods

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This module focuses on building effective interpersonal skills, enhancing your ability to communicate needs, set boundaries, and maintain healthy relationships.

It's about fostering mutual respect and understanding, crucial for personal and professional success.


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