Kaitlin utilizes Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness based treatment that is both compassionate and scientifically valid.
Who might benefit?
DBT is helpful for people who are struggling with emotions and behaviors that seem out of their control. Many people who come to DBT group are already in individual therapy and are feeling they need more than just individual supportive therapy.
If you struggle with any of the following, a DBT skills group can help:
• difficulty managing or tolerating your emotions
• chaotic interpersonal relationships
• addictive or compulsive behaviors
• self-harm/self-injurious behaviors
• suicidal ideation or repeated suicidal attempts
DBT skills group is not a process group, it’s more like a class where skills are taught and practiced in everyday life. The 4 skill modules taught in DBT are:
• Emotion Regulation
• Interpersonal Effectiveness
• Distress Tolerance
Skills group members must have an individual therapist and be in weekly individual therapy to participate in the group. A 6 month commitment to attending the group and completing all 4 modules is requested. Absences for planned vacations or sickness is allowed.
Current DBT Groups Offered
None Currently - On Maternity Leave until JUly 2018