Community DBT-based Skills Group

Site: Thunder Bay - Mailing Address

Service: Skills Group

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) A partnership of 5 organizations: Alpha Court Mental Health and Addiction Services, Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, St. Joseph's Care Group, Thunder Bay Counselling and Norwest Community Health Centres, which provides support groups that teach day-to-day coping skills for people with complex needs
Description (Service)
  • Provides an education group focused on teaching the 4 core skills used in dialectical behaviour Therapy (DBT): mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation and interpersonal effectiveness 
  • Helps individuals learn to handle distress and intense emotions in healthier ways
  • Program is 8 weeks in length with participants taking part in weekly group sessions 
  • Helps people with issues including: 
    • Impulsive behaviour 
    • Inablility to control emotions 
    • Negative thoughts 
    • Substance abuse 
    • Tolerating stress
Hours Intake Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Call referral line
Languages English
Contact Information
Office Phone Referral phone line 807-683-4812
Fax Referral fax line 807-577-8053
Primary Contact Referral Intake Worker
Alternate Contact Nancy Chamberlain, Executive Director, Thunder Bay Counselling; Phone: 807-684-1880 * 807-684-1881; Email:
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Thunder Bay
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Mailing Address c/o Thunder Bay Counselling 
544 Winnipeg Ave 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3S7
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit