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Young Adults (18+ years)

Manage Life Stressors & Build Self-Compassion

Join us by Zoom on Thursday afternoons from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. for our two part DBT series to learn evidence-based skills from the comfort of your couch. Each part will consist of 4 weeks of learning.

A two part series, DBT Informed Skills Group, that will teach you how to:

  1. Understand and manage challenging emotions and stress

  2. Be more mindful and present in everyday life, while developing self compassion

  3. Decrease difficult emotions in relationships with family, peers and coworkers

  4. Effectively communicate needs and boundaries while maintaining effective relationships


Each 1 hour group session is $100 and invoices will be provided for insurance purposes upon payment receipt.

DBT- two part series- Module Outline

Part One:

Week 1:


What is DBT and How Can DBT Help Me?

  • Learn the “in’s and out’s” of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and the ways it can be helpful to you.


Young Adult Stressors are Real!

  • Learn about young adult realities and the very real factors that can make life more stressful.

Mindfulness…What, When and How to Practice

  • Learn how mindfulness can help you to be present in all aspects of your life including when trying to manage challenging emotions.

Week 2: 

Self-Compassion & Self-Care: The Game Changers

  • Learn the evidence based practice of self compassion and how this skill can build self confidence and alleviate stress and anxiety. And, how intentional self care can boost the positive impacts too!

Weeks 3 & 4:

Stress, Distress and How to Cope

  • Learn about stress, distress, their physiological impacts and specific strategies to support you to tolerate distress and intense emotions.

Reality Acceptance…Even When It Feels Unacceptable

  • Learn specific skills to heal and accept difficult situations in your life…even when it seems impossible.


Part Two:

Week 5/6:

Intense Emotions and How to Regulate Them

  • Learn the importance of emotion regulation skills and how you can use these skills to your benefit!

  • Learn how to regulate emotions before they happen


Week 7/8: 


Introduction to the Communication Powerhouses (and Wrecking Balls!)

  • Learn concrete strategies to help you communicate effectively in relationships. Learn how to communicate your needs and how to communicate when relationships are difficult. 

  • Learn how to set healthy boundaries for yourself and others

Let us help you Cope Well.

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