DBT Adolescent Girls & Boys Group


Adolescent DBT Group

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  • Ages: 14-18
  • Duration: 24 weeks 

Adolescent DBT is Effective for:

  • Adolescents who have behaviors that are defined at social problems, thought problems, attention problems, conduct problems, rule-breaking behaviors, disruptive behaviors, or aggressive behaviors at school, at home, or in the community.
  • Adolescents who have been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
  • And adolescents who struggle with:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Impulsivity
  • Eating Disorder
  • Over-spending
  • Substance use
  • Post traumatic stress
  • Self injurious behaviors
  • Chronic suicidal thoughts
  • Multiple suicide attempts
  • Difficulty regulating emotions (including chronic moodiness or extreme reactivity and sensitivity to environmental triggers)
  • Chaotic relationships (with peers and adults)
  • Sense of emptiness and confusion about self, emotions, and behaviors of others
  • Through individual therapy, skills groups and coaching, our DBT program helps participants learn to become more mindful of their feelings, thoughts and behaviors; regulate their emotions and become more resilient; manage distress and increase impulse control; improve relationships and self-respect; and balance acceptance and change.

Goals of the Group

  • Recognize and understand emotions.
  • Better control behavior.
  • Learn ways to effectively cope with problems.
  • Learn how to problem solve difficulties.

Treatment Modes

  • Individual Therapy
  • Skills Training
  • Parent Training
  • Phone Consultation (parents and adolescents are required to call)