DBT skills

This is a peer led course that looks at how Dialectical Behavioural Therapy skills (DBT) can practically help people who have trouble understanding and managing overwhelming emotions. This course is suitable for people with recognized personality difficulties or those people who struggle with the following:

  • Intense negative emotions 
  • Impulsive behaviours 
  • Feelings of emptiness 
  • Mood swings 
  • Wanting to hurt yourself
  • Regularly finding yourself in unhealthy relationships.

Shared experience, validation, mindfulness and distress tolerance exercises will form a basis for every session.

Time: 10am-12pm

Day: Monday

Dates: 3rd, 10th, 17th October, 24th October- college closed (half-term). 31st October. 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November. 5th December.

Location: Recovery College

Contact: 0191 261 0948, sarah.hilditch@ntw.nhs.uk