Community DBT-based Skills Group

Site: Thunder Bay - Mailing Address

Service: Skills Group

Description & Services
Description (Agency) A partnership of 6 organizations: Alpha Court Mental Health and Addiction Services, Anishnawbe Mushkiki Inc., Children's Centre Thunder Bay, Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, St. Joseph's Care Group and Thunder Bay Counselling 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: 807-344-3782
Primary Contact Referral Intake Worker
Alternate Contact Aimee Jaun, Manager, Thunder Bay Counselling; Phone: 807-683-4701; 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