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    Comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    Comprehensive Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of therapy based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). It is used to help individuals suffering from a variety of mental health concerns learn to manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in healthier ways. This program is perfect for you is you struggle with:

    1)  Emotion dysregulation: When a person becomes emotionally dysregulated, they may react in an emotionally exaggerated manner to environmental and interpersonal challenges by displaying bursts of anger, crying, accusing, passive-aggressive behaviors, or by creating conflict.

    2)  Behavioral dysregulation (impulsivity): having strong emotions that are difficult to tolerate in the moment, which leads to engaging in behaviors that have a negative impact on your life. This can include struggling with suicidal thoughts, self-harm, aggression, drinking, drug use, etc.

    3) Interpersonal dysregulation: having trouble forming or maintaining friendships, standing up for yourself, keeping your self-respect within relationships, getting what you want from others in a way that you feel good about, or abruptly ending relationships.

    4) Self dysregulation: confusion about who you are and what’s important to you. Feelings of emptiness. 

    5) Cognitive dysregulation: difficulty with understanding other perspectives, extremes in thinking, feeling disconnected from the present moment, or feeling like others are out to get you.

    We Offer Three Levels of Care

    Teen DBT Skills Training

    • Classes meet for 24 weeks
    • 1.5hrs a week
    • Multi-family Group

    Teen DBT Program

    • Individual Therapy
    • DBT Skills Group
    • Phone Coaching between Sessions
    • DBT Skills Training for Parents

    Teen DBT Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

    • 9hrs of Group Therapy a Week
    • Individual and Family Therapy
    • DBT Skills Training for Parents
    • Referrals for Medication Services

    What is DBT?