Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) delivered online is a form of psychotherapy that adapts the principles and techniques of traditional DBT to an online or virtual platform. DBT was originally developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan to help individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD), but it has since been adapted for a wide range of mental health issues and emotional regulation difficulties. Online DBT is a response to the growing demand for accessible mental health care and the increasing use of technology in healthcare delivery. DBT is designed to help individuals develop skills in four key areas: mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance.
We were one of the first organisations to have delivered DBT online with our first online program delivered through Skype in 2010. Today, our online DBT program is provided through secure, Australian Health Care Standards-compliant Zoom and our resources are available to participants through the Australian DBT Institute-developed DBT Assist platform. Our online approach allows individuals to access therapy from the comfort of their own homes. Online DBT includes the following components which have been described below!
Ultimately, online DBT offers an effective and convenient way for individuals to access dialectical behaviour therapy and develop valuable skills for emotional regulation and improved mental health. It combines the core components of traditional DBT with the benefits of online therapy, making it accessible to a broader population.
Our DBT programs have the following upcoming dates for commencement.
We accept NDIS referrals, Mental Health Plans, Redress Scheme and Private Paying referrals.