What are interpersonal processes?
How your interpretation and interaction with the world is influenced by your experiences, your self-perception, and your view of the world around you.
What is a support group?
A support group is where several people, going through similar life events, meet to share their feelings, experiences, and coping strategies.
What will be talked about in the group?
Personal relationships, expectations, healthy coping skills, emotional support and topics as suggested by group members. Staff will have structured questionnaires to help support group progression.
What is the difference between the DBT group and Interpersonal Processes group?
DBT focuses on learning and using the appropriate skills to process, understand, and accept difficult feelings. Interpersonal Process Groups are broader and focus on what is within the group. Rather than using skills, these groups encourage participants to examine reactions and responses with other participants.
Why should I join?
Knowledge shared can help members better learn about themselves, manage their problems, and seek treatment or other supports.
When Does This Group Meet?
The group meetings are on Tuesdays
Teens - 4:00-5:00PM
How long will each session last and how many sessions will it be?
Sessions are one hour long and ongoing meetings every week.
Who can join? Can family member come and join us?
There are two groups:
For the adults group: Anyone above 18 years old of age.
For the teens group: Anyone between 13-18 years of age
Family members including, parents and siblings, spouses will not be allowed in to respect our members’ privacy.
What are the fees?
Fee is AED 299/session. This is a rolling admission. You pay only when you attend the session.
What is required to start the group?
A consultation with the therapist is required prior to starting the group.
The clinician will go though a detailed intake, and assess whether you are a good fit for this group.
How many people are in one group and where will it be held?
Average of four to six people at a time. We are located in Unit 213, Al Faris Building, Building 39, Dubai Healthcare City.
Do we have to talk to other people if we don’t want to?
No. This group is meant to support you. You can say as much or as little as you want.