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dbt

  1. L

    How to access psychotherapy?

    History so far diagnosed 27 years ago. Last suicide attempt 2006 and no SH since so not seen as priority need. Paid to get assessment from psychiatrist & psychologist last year who both recommended DBT. CMHT say they do not have funding for this & DBT is not available on NHS!?. Discovered my PCT...
  2. calypso

    Confused and very depressed

    I am getting grief and depression and a tad psychosis all mixed up together. I can work through that, very slowly, if left to myself - I think. But I am going to DBT and we had homework to do: name the emotion, then the event which sparked it, and then describing the use of emotion in that...
  3. L

    DBT & Stuck.......

    Hiya All, Not posted in a while. I've been concentrating on trying to get referred for DBT. Paid for private psychiatrist / psychologist to do a report on me at private DBT clinic and they wrote to my GP & psychiatrist at CMHT recommending DBT. CMHT say they won't pay for it and don't offer...
  4. P

    Dbt therapists in Nottingham or East Midlands?

    Hi, I'm searching for dbt therapist in Nottingham as my doctors are useless. I want to get better and be rid of bpd. Does anyone know of any in this area? Any help is very much appreciated.
  5. mygirl1uk

    So angry/snappy all the time

    I just don't know what to do. Just lately I am suffering with constantly being angry and snappy at anyone and everyone. I am having bad urges of wanting to SH in some way. Just fed up of fighting now. I am already taking duloxetine and quetiapine as well as lorazepam 3 nights a week. I can...
  6. L

    Getting wound up..........

    Really getting wound up today. Went for DBT assessment that I self funded last week and am waiting to see if can get funding for DBT from my PCT. Psychiatrist / psychologist that I saw said they thought it unlikely as I am seen as "not that bad" because I am not self harming and therefore I...
  7. Blindside

    Should i apply for Severe Disability Premium

    I recently had to fill in another renewal claim form for DLA and was awarded middle rate care component. Yesterday i recieved another letter from the DWP claiming i may be entitled to the severe disability premium which i have never been informed about in the past and have been claiming DLA for...
  8. piglet

    just started DBT

    I had my first DBT app today and for once I'm feeling positive. The guy I saw was really friendly and was good at explaining thing. We started off with a chat about how I was doing and then moved on to a start of treatment questionnaire (will be doing another one at the end to see if there have...
  9. B

    Just diagnosed, advice on DBT?

    Hi, I'm Bailey, and I have a few posts on this site from today, but none in this section yet... I was diagnosed with bp2 and BPD a few days ago, and am on a 9 month waiting list for DBT therapy. I have never heard of it before the other day. I was just wondering basically what it involves, and...
  10. Mandie1982

    Pregnant with 4th Child, Weaned off my Meds

    So I am pregnant with my 4th child and tried a lot of different meds over the years. I finally was diagnosed with Borderline Personality and my psychiatrist prescribed Prozac and Abilify to stabilize my moods and deal with depression. However, I did not find the meds very helpful and instead...
  11. lotr2012

    fresh out of hospital

    I just got out of the state hospital after being there for six months. They diGnosed me with bpd. Everything went wrong. Group home is very traumatic. Cant get my scheduled outpatient services including my dbt...could really use someone to talk to...im so alone...sometimes i think i should...
  12. Girl Interrupted

    Compassionate mind therapy ????

    Has anyone ever had Compassionate Mind Therapy? It's recently been recommended, along with Schema Therapy by a *Newly Qualified* regsitrar, who has simply written a theoretical construct in accordance with their paymasters instructions (similar to Stanley Milgrams obedience to authority...
  13. 7blackroses

    DBT

    I had CBT in the past. I keep reading posts suggesting DBT. What is it?
  14. A

    Forgive me if this should be somewhere else.

    Hi, I am on 'leave' from voluntary admission to an NHS psychiatric hospital and I have full Private Medical Insurance and so would now like to transfer to a private hospital where I can be treated as well as kept safe. I was admitted after deciding to end my life last weekend (i took an...
  15. cboxpalace

    Purging My Frustrations Today!!!

    This has been a miserable week for me, and it shouldn't have been. With the exception of getting to know someone better, I can't think of much else that has gone right. In fact, I'm not sure anything has. I can't think of anything. I'm not sure why I'm like this today, or feel the need to...
  16. karinasade

    Dbt Resistance

    Hi group, haven't written in awhile... i started dbt last night but lost it and tried to leave...i was hysterical crying and the therapist had me hold ice to my face to calm down. should i go back and give it a try, it's the ONLY thing that helps borderlines alleviate pain and turmoil i have...
  17. I

    DBT for Borderlines, does it really work?

    Hi Everybody, I have heard a lot about Linehan and DBT for BPD. I've been diagnosed BPD for about 6 years, don't wish to debate this, checking the issue of my symptoms against DSM-IV is OK by me. What I would like to know if anybody has finished a DBT course, hopefully successfully but maybe...
  18. Stiofain

    DBT Skills Workbook ...self-help..anybody succeeded with it?..

    ...with some encouragement from Lilpixie I've decided to start seriously through the DBT Skills Book. Hopefully I'll be able to retrain some thought processes/reactions that have been around for a long time. Has anybody else tried this? If so, I would appreciate some suggestions in what you...
  19. L

    Does any one know if DBT is available in S. Yorks?

    I have a re-evaluation with psychiatrist in 2 weeks and wanted to know if DBT was available in my health trust area. Is there any way to find out? My unsympathetic GP said she'd never heard of DBT & it sounded like something Americans would come up with. I ignored her and saw another GP at my...
  20. A

    New, and how dbt is out of control

    I have been going to DBT classes for at least a year and a half, yet feel like I have made minimal progress. SUre I am more assertive and some other things. BUt the problems are within my private, personal life. It is hurting my relationship with my wife and to a lesser degree my children...
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