Why DBT for adolescents?
Through a combination of mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, DBT leads adolescents through the process of making long-lasting and meaningful changes in their lives. The goal is to provide them with the skills to self-manage through periods of intense or painful emotions. DBT is available to treat early adolescents and adolescents.
The skills training group consists of 8 weeks sessions that are 1 hour a week, with individual therapy happening upon request. The adolescents are expected to participate in the group and are asked to complete homework each week.
The skills group consists of 4 units.
1. Core Mindfulness
2. Distress Tolerance
3. Emotion Regulation
4. Interpersonal Effectiveness
$35 per group session
*MUST PRE-REGISTER PER GROUP BY CALLING (708) 737-7968