Other Services

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Teen & Parenting Groups

DBT is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy, proven for the treatment of anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and patterns of unhealthy coping. Using a philosophical process called dialects, group participants build an understanding that everything has an opposite and change happens when there is a dialog between opposing forces. DBT also teaches how to:

  • Live in the moment, using mindfulness
  • Cope with stress, using distress tolerance
  • Regulate emotions for better responses
  • Improve relationships, using interpersonal effectiveness

DBT Teen Group

Our teen group supports 13 to 17-year-olds who have completed an intensive outpatient (IOP) program and need additional support using their skills, adolescents who are stepping down from an inpatient hospitalization, or any adolescent who needs more tools to manage symptoms and behaviors.

Weekly groups take place on Tuesdays from 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Enrollment is open and new participants may join at any time. Call 440-250-9414 to register.

DBT Parent Education & Support Group

Monthly parenting groups take place on the first Tuesday of the month, immediately following the teen group. Parents of teens participating in the teen group can learn more about DBT and receive additional parenting education and support. Call 440-250-9414 to register.