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What is Dialectical Behavioural Therapy?
DBT is a type of cognitive-behavioural treatment. It usually involves an individual therapy session and a skills group session every week for at least 6 months.
The skills group focuses on how to:
What types of challenges are best suited for DBT?
DBT has been adapted for the youth population and is an evidence-based treatment. It is usually recommended for those who have tried less intense therapies and are still having challenges.
DBT is especially effective for the following challenges and disorders:
How long will it take?
This depends on the individual, but research shows that 6 months to a year of DBT treatment is most effective.