Dialectical behaviour therapy

Explains what dialectical behaviour therapy is, what it is for, what happens during therapy and how to find a therapist.

Your stories

A disordered personality?

Debbie talks about her experience of borderline personality disorder.

Posted on 30/07/2014

Borderline Personality Disorder: receiving a diagnosis

Lucy blogs for us about her experience of receiving a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.

Posted on 12/09/2014

Why I love being an inpatient

The chance of a break from having to internally manage my self-demolition urges is irresistible.

Posted on 25/01/2010

Useful contacts

Behavioral Tech

The official DBT website. It provides information on BPD and DBT.

DBT Self Help

Service-user-led website with information on DBT and relevant material, such as diary cards.


Mind’s safe, supportive online community where you can listen, be heard and share your experiences with others.


lifesigns.org.uk User-led self-harm guidance and support network.

Middle path

Service-user-led website with information on BPD and DBT.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Provides guidelines for DBT treatment within the National Health Service.

NHS Choices

Provides information on how you can self-refer to IAPT services

Refer self counselling psychotherapy practice (RSCPP)

List of private counsellors and psychotherapists, including DBT therapists.


samaritans.org 116 123 (freephone) [email protected] Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK Chris PO Box 90 90 Stirling FK8 2SA
24-hour emotional support for anyone struggling to cope.

This information was published in April 2017. We will revise it in 2020.

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