DBT Skills for Adults

Do you sometimes think things would be so much better if you had a better handle on your emotions?

Do you often regret your choices or the ways you behave in certain situations?

Do you believe you could be taking better care of yourself but never get around to figuring out how or what to do?

Do you wish you had an ability to assert yourself better in certain situations?
We help people learn, practice, and use specific skills to recognize their emotions, manage their emotions better, improve self-care and self-acceptance, decrease reactivity and impulsiveness, manage relationships and boundaries in a healthier way, and cope with life’s challenges better than they are doing now.


“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”
~ Napoleon Hill

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a treatment approach developed by Marsha Linehan. DBT teaches four core skills to effect positive changes in mood and behaviors including: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.

Individual coaching of these skills will enhance your capacity for healthier, more fulfilling relationships, the ability to experience more joy in your life, and better control of impulsive urges or behaviors.

DBT SKILLS GROUP

In skills group, people learn all the skills needed to improve ones capacity for handling intense emotions, impulsive urges, interpersonal situations and relationships, and more. Skills groups provide an interactive environment where people learn valuable strategies to better cope and benefit from the perspectives from others.

Groups are held in the office and run for six week intervals. Each group covers mindfulness and one of the other three core skills of DBT: Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance and Emotion Regulation.

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