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Dr. Peter King is pictured above with participants in a contracted training program through the SEL Network in Singapore!

ADBTI Consultancy

The Australian DBT Institute is contracted annually by a range of individual workplaces throughout Australia and South East Asia to develop DBT programs and educate staff onsite. Our facilitators are all comprehensively trained in the application of DBT and participate in research activities at the Australian DBT Institute.

Consultancy services from the Australian DBT Institute offer several valuable benefits for organisations, and services seeking to implement Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) effectively. DBT is a structured therapeutic approach originally developed for individuals with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder and is now more widely applied to various mental health conditions and behavioural presentations.

In addition to DBT, our approaches are informed by a range of therapeutic approaches which include:
  • Radically Open DBT
  • Stabilisation Based Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Somatic Trauma Therapy
  • Recovery Informed Practices
  • Strengths Based Approaches

Key Benefits of ADBTI Consultancy Services

We have a range of consultants available through the Australian DBT Institute including the following clinical leaders and consultants:

Here are some of the key benefits of seeking consultancy services from the Australian DBT Institute:

  1. Expertise and Specialisation: Established in 2004, the Australian DBT Institute is known for its expertise in DBT, making it an invaluable resource for those looking to understand, learn, or implement this evidence-based therapy. DBT Practitioners at the institute typically have extensive experience and training in DBT, ensuring that clients receive specialized guidance.
  2. Customised Training and Support: Our consultancy services are tailored to the specific needs of each organisation or service. During a DBT implementation, the Australian DBT Institute can provide customised support and training to meet an organisation or service’s unique requirements.
  3. Quality Assurance: Consultants can help ensure that DBT is delivered with fidelity, meaning it adheres to the treatment model’s principles and techniques. This is crucial for achieving consistent and effective results in DBT.
  4. Efficient Implementation: For organizations and mental health facilities, consultancy services can assist in streamlining the implementation of DBT programs. Consultants can provide guidance on creating treatment plans, structuring therapy sessions, and training staff, ultimately leading to more efficient and effective delivery of DBT services.
  5. Enhanced Clinical Outcomes: DBT is known for its effectiveness in treating various mental health issues, including borderline personality disorder, mood disorders, substance use disorders, and more. By engaging with consultancy services, organisations can improve their ability to help clients achieve better clinical outcomes.
  6. Continuing Education: Consultants at the Australian DBT Institute can provide ongoing education and training opportunities for mental health professionals. Staying updated on the latest research and techniques in DBT is crucial for providing the best possible care to clients.
  7. Quality Control: For organisations implementing DBT programs, consultancy services can help establish quality control measures to monitor progress, assess outcomes, and make necessary adjustments to ensure the highest standard of care.
  8. Cost-Effective Solutions: While consultancy services may come with a fee, the long-term benefits of effective DBT implementation, improved client outcomes, and reduced treatment resistance can lead to significant cost savings for both individuals and organisations. We can also be subcontracted to provide individual therapy and run group programs within your service!
  9. Access to Resources: The Australian DBT Institute typically offers a wealth of resources, including manuals, workbooks, and training materials, which can be valuable for therapists and organizations seeking to implement DBT.

ADBTI's Recent Contracts

Youturn Youth Support in South Aust (2023)
Singapore National University (2023)
Sydney Local Health District (2023)
Headspace Maroochydore (2023)
Alice Springs CAMHS (2023)
Humanity Health Group (2023)
Neami National Hurstville Sydney (2023)
Townsville Hospital and Health Service – Child and Youth Mental Health Service (2023)
Mission Australia (2023)
Head to Health Canberra (2023)
NEAMI National in Darwin and Perth (2022-3)
Belmont Private Hospital (2020-3 & 2018)
Southport headspace (2023, 2019 & 2017)
Myndscape (2013-2023)
Open Arms, Townsville (2021-2)
Nth NSW Local Health District (2019-2022)
Life Without Barriers, Tasmania (2019-2022)
Primary Health Tasmania (2018-2021)
The Buttery, Binna Burra NSW (2021)
Sydney Drug Education & Counselling Centre (2021 & 2016)
Neami National (2021)
Sth-East Sydney Local Health District (2021)
South African DBT Institute (2018-2020)
SEL Network Singapore (2018-2020)
STRIDE Health Meadowbrook (2020)
Mornington APS Interest Group (2020)
Evolve Therapeutic Services, Toowoomba (2020)
Port Macquarie headspace (2019)
Liverpool headspace (2019)
Mt Gambier headspace (2019)
Darwin headspace & local community mental health service (2018-9)
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