Our Emotional Wellbeing Workshop, based on the Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Group model, is targeted at helping individuals who struggle to manage their emotions and mental health.
Have you used methods to cope with difficult emotions that make the situation worse in the long-term? Or struggled to sleep because of thoughts racing around your mind? Perhaps you have pushed people away in relationships because of not being able to express what you want and need from them.
DBT was created with the intention of helping people with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)/ Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD) learn skills around regulating and managing their emotions in less harmful and more helpful ways.
Over the subsequent years of research, DBT has been confirmed as a helpful approach and treatment for numerous mental health difficulties.
Full DBT treatment has 4 modes, the group is only 1 part. However, the skills taught in group are beneficial to us all.
The ultimate goal of our group is:
Learning to change our own behaviour, emotions, and thoughts which are causing us misery and distress.
We want to give you the skills to build a life that you love living.
Unhelpful/Harmful coping strategies that we may use to regulate painful emotions may include (but are not limited to);
- Self-Harming Behaviours
- Over or Under Eating
- Over shopping
- Alcohol / Drug Misuse
- Taking risks around our lives such as driving recklessly
The DBT Group is not about sharing our private experiences but it about learning skills to help us:
- Feel more connected to others and ourselves
- Reduce conflict and stress in relationships
- To be able to manage change and be more flexible
- Reduce up-and-down extreme emotions and acting based on our moods
- To reduce acting without thinking
- Regulate our emotions
Further information about EUPD/BPD