Individual Therapy

Individual DBT therapy involves weekly or biweekly hour-long therapy sessions that are structured around targeting behaviours that are getting in the way of making your life worth living. Individual DBT therapists must have attended DBT Core Clinical Training and must attend weekly Consultation Team Meetings. If they are not on a team, it is not DBT. 

We offer individual sessions that are collaborative and empower our clients to work on goals to improve their lives. Therapy sessions involve completing behavioural chain analyses, reviewing diary card tracking, and building on new skills to change behavioural patterns. 

Fees: $150/50 Minute Session


Skills training groups are held weekly in eight-week blocks. Each eight-week block will cover the Mindfulness module and one of the other three modules, which include Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Clients will need to commit to attendance for a full eight-week block to participate. Completing three consecutive eight-week blocks is the equivalent to a 24-week comprehensive DBT skills training program. Clients must attend individual therapy with a therapist at our clinic or elsewhere at least twice per month while attending the DBT Skills Training Group to help them to apply the skills they are learning in group.

Fees: $95/2-hour Skills Group

$760/8-week Skills Training Block

*Cost includes group skills manual


DBT Skills Coaching is an important element of the treatment. Clients must have access to skills coaching 24/7 to work on generalizing the skills they are learning in group and individual therapy. 

At DBT Winnipeg, we have a skills coaching email provided to clients who are actively attending DBT Skills Groups. They can email for coaching help any time of day or night. 

Fees: Included in cost of Skills Training Group

* For workshop or training opportunities, please contact us directly*

UPCOMING SKILLS GROUPS : Groups are currently held both in person and online

**We take up to a maximum of 12 clients per group**

Mindfulness &

Distress Tolerance


Next 8-week group session


Wednesday Dec 9, 2020

6:00-8:00 pm

Mindfulness &

Interpersonal Effectiveness


Next 8-week group session begins:

Thursday Jan 21, 2021

6:00-8:00 pm

Mindfulness &

Interpersonal Effectiveness

Next 8-week group session begins:

Wednesday Feb 17, 2021

6:00-8:00 pm

Mindfulness & 

Emotion Regulation

Next 8 - week group session


Thursday March  18, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm

*Wait Listing*

Wait listed groups indicate that upcoming group sessions may be full based on intake numbers and inquiries. If you are interested in a group that is marked 'wait listing' please contact us for further information regarding wait times.

Group entry is allotted on a first come first serve basis. New clients entering our program have the option of learning skills in individual therapy sessions until a spot becomes available in our skills group.      

DBT Education Series


This is a 3-week group education session created for family, partners, friends, and supports of individuals participating in a DBT program. 


Topics covered:

- What is DBT? What can it help with?

- Effective communication strategies

- How to help during a crisis

- Overview of DBT skills training structure

Dates of Series: November 7th, 14th, 21st 2020.

Cost: $80 per group, total $240/series; $60 per group for each additional support/family member, total $180/series

Please contact info@dbtwinnipeg.com if you are interested in participating.


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