Jason Ward DBT Psychotherapist
DBT Clinic North London 0800 061 4225
We use DBT to treat patients suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).
I am the DBT Lead Therapist at The Priory Hospital North London and I facilitate the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Program at the hospital.
DBT Skills Group Hendon
Also available is the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills group in Hendon on Mondays and Tuesdays 18:30 – 20:30. We teach the dialectic behavioural therapy skills: Emotional regulation, Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Distress Tolerance skills. We are DBT psychologists and DBT Psychotherapists.
There is now strong evidence that the group model for DBT is more effective than individual sessions and we have made additional group programs available.
DBT will provide you with tools to stabilise your mood, relieve your symptoms and develop resources to manage your mood more effectively.
DBT treatment for personality disorder will provide patients with evidence based skills that when deployed will reduce problem behaviours, emotional dysregulation, suicidality and help teach patients the skills they need to live stable and symptom free lives.
What is DBT?
Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a type of talking treatment. It’s based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), but has been adapted to help people who experience emotions very intensely.
It’s mainly used to treat problems associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and bipolar disorder but it has also been used more recently to treat a number of other different types of mental health problems.
DBT also helps you to change unhelpful behaviours, but it differs from CBT in that it also focuses on accepting who you are at the same time. DBT places particular importance on the relationship between you and your therapist, and this relationship is used to actively motivate you to change.
A randomized, controlled, pilot study of dialectical behavior therapy skills in a psychoeducational group for individuals with bipolar disorder:
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Support Groups and Individual Sessions
Dialectical behaviour Therapy (DBT) is the treatment most closely associated with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The DBT Support Group practices DBT in North London with group therapy sessions. The DBT therapy combines elements of CBT to help with regulating emotion through distress tolerance & mindfulness. The goal of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy is to alleviate the emotional pain associated with BPD. Its core assumption is that change and acceptance are intertwined. We often think of our efforts to change things as emerging out of non-acceptance. If you’re looking for DBT therapy in London or for a London DBT support group myself and my colleagues provide dialectical behaviour therapy, DBT group therapy, DBT therapy, dialectic behavioural therapy, and dialectical therapy. They provide dialectical counselling, DBT counselling in London and DBT treatment. They include DBT groups, DBT therapists, DBT psychologists and DBT counselling.
I treat patients adjacent to the North London Priory Hospital, the nearest tube is Southgate on the Piccadilly Line a 5 min walk from the station. I can also see clients in Central London. We also facilitate 2 DBT Skills Groups in Hendon North London.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have been in practice for 20 years and have practising privileges at several Priory Hospitals in the South East. I am a fully accredited UKCP Psychotherapist and have been awarded an MA in Psychotherapy and a Diploma in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT ). I studied Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) at Surrey University and my MA was awarded by Middlesex University. PGDip.Integrative Clinical Supervision.
Years in Practice: 20 Years
Membership: UK Council for Psychotherapy – Member
Training: MA Psychotherapy – DBT – CBT – 2006
Avg Cost (per session): Assessment £85
Weekly 2 Hour Skills Group: £100
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Bank transfer, Cash, Cheque, Paypal
Accepted Insurance Plans
Aviva – Vitality – WPA – Cigna – Simply Health – Groupama