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Questions to ask when picking a DBT program

Choosing which DBT program to attend is an important choice. You may have been looking for a program for a long time, or perhaps just heard about DBT recently. Either way, educating yourself on what to look for is critical!

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How do you know if it is DBT?

Getting the best outcomes possible from DBT requires a well-trained DBT therapist providing services in a highly structured and comprehensive DBT treatment environment (see Dimeff & Koerner, 2007). Without both, clients may not improve at the same rate or to

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Staff, now with photos!

Thanks to some very talented photography help, we now have official staff pictures up on the the staff page- take a look!

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Therapist Histories Updated!

We are steadily marching to finish up our staff information pages- in the next few weeks, look out for photos of all staff! In the meantime, we have added CVs for all therapists. Check out you therapist’s background and professional

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Welcome to the new site!

We are delighted to have our new website up and running. Look for additional new content in the upcoming months!

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Upcoming Trainings

Mindfulness and Meditation Retreat For DBT Therapists
Friday, October 4th, through Monday, October 7th, 2019
Cedar Koons, MSW

DBT CITI: Comprehensive Implementation & Training Initiative
DBT CITI PART I: October 25th through 29th, 2019

Diving Deep into DBT Skills:
An Overview of the New and Old DBT Skills
April 4th and 5th 2019
Andrew White, PhD

DBT for Adolescents and Families
April 11th and 12th, 2019
Erica Tan, PsyD

Friends and Family Workshop
Saturday April 13th, 2019 | 9am to 12pm

DBT for Substance Abusers
May 2nd and 3rd, 2019
Linda Dimeff, PhD

Friends and Family Workshop
Saturday May 11th, 2019
9am to 12pm

Working Well with the Suicidal Patient
Friday May 17th, 2019
Andrew White, PhD

DBT in a Nutshell
May 23rd and 24th, 2019
Andrew White, PhD

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DBT-LBC Certified Clinicians

We are proud to have clinicians certified by the Linehan Board of Certification, the most stringent certification available regarding the practice of DBT.

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Friends and Family Workshop

If your friend or family member is living with Borderline Personality Disorder or another disorder that involves emotional dysregulation, please join us for our next Friends and Family Workshop.

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