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DBT Skills for a Pandemic

Our colleagues at Augusta DBT created this amazing handout for applying DBT skills to help us maintain connections, regulate emotions, and tolerate distress during the current global pandemic.

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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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DBT Training Calendar


Learn and Earn Over Lunch Series
September 30th
November 8th, 2020

Prolonged Exposure Protocol
for PTSD

Monday, November 7th
Thursday November 10th, 2020

Friends and Family Workshop
Saturday October 10th, 2020
9am to 12pm

DBT in a Nutshell:
Treating Multi- Diagnostic,
Complex Individuals

August 20th and 21st, 2020
Andrew White, PhD

Friends and Family Workshop
Saturday September 12th, 2020
9am to 12pm

Diving Deep into DBT Skills:
An Overview of the
New and Old DBT Skills

September 17th and 18th, 2020
Daphna Peterson, LCSW

Friends and Family Workshop
Saturday October 10th, 2020
9am to 12pm

DBT for Substance Abusers
January 28th and 29th, 2021
Linda Dimeff, PhD

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News & Updates

Telehealth Informed Consent Form

Telehealth Consent Form

Due to the call for social distancing our clinic will be offering all therapeutic services via telehealth using Zoom Video Conferencing. Zoom is a HIPAA compliant telehealth platform. Before you meet with your provider via Zoom you will need to review and sign the Telehealth Informed Consent below. If you have any questions, please reach out to your therapist.

Telehealth Consent Form

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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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