All of our groups are now ONLINE **NEW** Coping with Covid groups using DBT available for both persons with emotion dysregulation and their families

Programs/Sign up

ALL programs are now being offered ONLINE. Same great courses live, interactive and just as informative and fun!

Programs and Individual Therapy covered under most insurance plans who cover Registered Social Workers (MSW, RSW)

Evening Programs:

Intro to DBT Programs for those who have challenges regulating emotions now LIVE ONLINE:

(12 weeks) Intro DBT Group – May 12th, 2020 – July 28, 2020 (Spaces will fill up usually 4 to 6 weeks prior to start date)

(24 weeks ) FULL DBT program Intro + Advanced DBT Group – May 12, 2020 – November 2020   + $150 off the cost of the full program discount by signing up for full 24 weeks

Afternoon Programs:


Intro to DBT Online – February 12, 2020 – April 29, 2020 – Click here to register: This course is a live facilitated program so you are expected to attend each Wed from 1pm to 3pm at your computer for 12 weeks (Missing one or 2 okay as we record each session and can send out recordings so you don’t miss anything!)  

DBT For Families of persons who have challenges regulating emotions ONLINE: 

Compassion in Chaos Series – see our line up of workshops and Register here:

Advanced DBT Course ONLINE: 

NOTE:  Prerequisite is Intro to DBT (must have taken a 12 or more week DBT program within 2 years at a recognized DBT Clinic) and be familiar with all the basic skills under the 4 quadrants

(12 Weeks) Advanced DBT Group- May 21st, 2020 – August 6, 2020 Click here to sign up 

School of DBT – Do anytime ONLINE!  From the comfort of your own home “do at your own pace”

Click here if you would like to start our new online do at your own pace course called “Navigating Trauma”

Click here to see Cost for all our courses.

Free DBT Coping with Covid using your DBT skills

DL wants to give back to the community and help clients to keep up with their skills during the Covid 19 crisis. Our distress tolerance skills will be coming in handy as will our PLEASE skills among others. Let’s get together and recall our skills, share, validate and support each other! This group will be run by social workers volunteering their time.

Please read here for more information and to sign up


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