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Life Worth Living Program

This 13 week program is designed for individuals over the age of 18 who have difficulties with emotions, relationships, impulsivity, self harm, suicidal behaviours, substance use or other problems that come from difficulties with controlling emotions.

The Life Worth Living program uses Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

This program covers four core modules, according to Dr Marsha Linehan's structured DBT group format. They include:

  • Mindfulness
  • Distress Tolerance
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
Each module targets a specific area of skills enhancement.

Recent research has consistently demonstrated that DBT helps decrease the frequency and intensity of these problem behaviours as well as decreasing hospital admissions.The Life Worth Living program develops the emotional skills needed to thrive and connect with others.

The following clip is an explanation of DBT. While the video speaks of it's use with adolescents, it is used for adults in exactly the same way, to achieve significant changes.

 
 
The Program Team Members:
Alison Lenehan, Registered Psychologist
Joe Alberts, Clinical Psychologist
Sarah Piper, Registered Psychologist
Ida Soghomonian, Registered Psychologist
Gabriel Wong, Clinical Psychologist

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Day and Time: Tuesdays, 6.30 - 8.45 pm ( 2 hours with a 15 minute break)

Dates: July 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and September 5, 12, 19, and October 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2017. Please note there will be no sessions duing the school holidays, ie, Sept 26 and Oct 3.

Cost: $100 per 2 hour group session, to be paid up front and is non-refundable*

Tea, coffee and snacks are provided.

Enquiries: Contact Robyn on 0435 878 462 or email robyn@theresiliencecentre.com.au

* GPs and psychiatrists can assess eligibility for a Medicare rebate under a Mental Health Treatment Plan for this group (a rebate of $31.65 for up to 10 sessions may apply).

To register your interest call Robyn on 0435 878 462 or The Resilience Centre on 9869 0377 or complete the form below.

 

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