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Community Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Service

The Community DBT Service is based at Thomas Telford House, Ardenleigh and offers an evidence based and high intensive dialectical behaviour therapy for Adults and CAHMS patients who are presenting with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder.

Individuals that are actively suicidal/engaging in deliberate self-harm in Birmingham and Solihull can be referred.

This intervention includes both individual therapy which helps to teach individuals the skills to help manage emotions in relation to:

  • Mindfulness
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Distress Tolerance
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness


Please note that all clients referred to DBT should be on full Care Programme Approach and have an allocated care coordinator. For CAMHS referrals a nominated key worker should be identified. Referrals will be screened for suitability and if accepted clients are required to attend an assessment before acceptance into the service.

Address: Thomas Telford House, Ardenleigh Site, Erdington, Birmingham, B24 9SA. 

Please send any referrals via bsmhft.communitydbtservice@nhs.net or for any further queries please call 0121 301 4595.