Feedback from people completing treatment:

“It has really been a life changing experience for me. I wish I had had access to these skills years ago. It has changed the quality of my life.”

“The skills have become part of my everyday routine. I feel I have benefitted massively.” I am more aware of not judging others as we all have distress, it’s a natural part of life.”

“I have learnt that I deserve to do activities and take time out and that’s not bad or selfish.” I can now see ways of tackling my issues rather than seeing it all as a massive ball of chaos.”

“I was sceptical but came with an open mind. I am surprised how I have retrained some of my thoughts. It’s been amazing, I have learnt so much, I need to keep practicing. I put myself down less now.”

“Jane has helped me start to overcome many barriers and I now have the determination to move forward and not to isolate myself.”

“I cannot explain how much DBT has helped me. All I can say is that the skills I have learnt will help me for the rest of my life. Hopefully one day I will be able to help others too.”

“I feel more able to manage my thoughts and emotions, to accept past events and move forward. My family have noticed the change in me. Thank you so much, you have improved my life and made me a better person.”

“I have benefited so much. When I started I suffered such terrible anxiety. DBT has enabled me to lessen my anxiety and give me the skills to chat in the playground. Thank you.”

“It has changed the way I take care of myself. Although scary I feel I can be assertive and quite like myself now, I know I am a good person. I can say “no.”

“It’s given me the skills to live a life where I can manage my mental health. I am so much more confident.”