SP-DBT is the Spanish Association for Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), created and developed by a team of psychologists with extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of personality disorders. In order to improve scientific and professional development in this area, the SP-DBT aims to create a network for mental health professionals working with DBT in Spain and specialists and associations in other countries.


  • To promote research in DBT and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), as well as other diagnoses characterized by emotional dysregulation.
  • To disseminate DBT-based interventions.
  • To support contact and cooperation with related associations in Spain and other countries.


The SP-DBT aims to organize and encourage scientific activities designed to promote and disseminate scientific knowledge about DBT. Several activities will be promoted:

  • Research sessions.
  • Professional development, Workshops.
  • Conferences.