Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Program (Child and Adolescent)
Mental Health

The IWK Health Centre provides children and adolescents throughout the province with specialized mental health and addictions services. To learn more about these services visit the IWK Health Centre website.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) program provides treatment for those who experience emotional responses that are difficult to regulate and do not fall within the conventionally accepted range of emotive responses, suicidal behaviors and self-injuring behaviors. The program is offered to adolescents’ age 14 to 18 and their families. It includes 25 week skills group training, weekly individual therapy and phone coaching for adolescents and their families. 

Location, hours and contact information

Chipman Building
Tel: 1-855-273-7110
Group hours
Wednesdays: 4 to 6 p.m. 

How do I access this program?

A referral from your current mental health and addictions clinician is required.