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Register NOW for our Young Adult Summer DBT Intensive!

In this this twice-weekly skills group geared for young adults aged 18-25, clients have the opportunity to learn and practice DBT skills in an interactive, peer-based setting. This 12-week intensive course is the perfect option for young adults needing a

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Post-Doctoral positions at Portland DBT Institute for 2019

We are actively recruiting three psychologist residents to join our team in Fall 2019. Located in the heart of Portland, Oregon, Portland DBT Institute (PDBTI) is a vibrant clinic community providing comprehensive DBT clinical services, as well as training, supervision,

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Full-Time Licensed Therapist with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Experience – Positions Available

Full-Time Clinical Positions at Portland DBT Institute Portland DBT Institute (PDBTI) is located in the heart of Portland, Oregon. We are a free-standing, outpatient clinic that serves both public and private sectors. We are an interdisciplinary team that places high

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Now Hiring for Our Eating Disorder Program

Full-Time Clinical Positions at Portland DBT Institute Portland DBT Institute (PDBTI) is located in the heart of Portland, Oregon. We are a free-standing, outpatient clinic that serves both public and private sectors. We are an interdisciplinary team that places high

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Heal THRIVE Grow Behavioral Health

We are pleased to announce the opening of our sister clinic Heal THRIVE Grow Behavioral Health, Inc., a private practice group in Portland, OR serving adults and adolescents. THRIVE provides cognitive-behavioral therapies for a wide range of problems including: Depression Anxiety Sleep

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NEW, DBT-adherent Eating Disorder Intensive Outpatient Program

Portland DBT Institute is pleased to announce the opening of a DBT-adherent Intensive Outpatient Program for the Treatment of Eating Disorders. This program is intended to provide a higher level of care treatment option for adults struggling with an eating

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About CBT and DBT for eating disorder treatment, by Charlotte Thomas, LCSW

PDBTI’s program manager for our Path to Mindful Eating Program, Charlotte Thomas, LCSW, has authored a wonderful article for more-love.org Check it out! About CBT and DBT for eating disorder treatment, by Charlotte W. Thomas, LCSW

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Portland DBT Institute Commitment to Inclusivity and Diversity

To our DBT community here in Portland and around the world, In light of the recent political events which have highlighted a climate of intolerance and hate in many of our communities, we affirm our belief that all persons are

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We’re Hiring!

We are always looking for passionate and talented behaviorally focused licensed providers to join our team.  We provide comprehensive training and supervision services, and a supportive, lively environment to work in! Portland DBT Institute (PDBTI) is located in the heart of

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Marsha Linehan, PhD, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from ABCT

Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, provided her Lifetime Achievement Award address to the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapy (ABCT) at this year’s annual conference. Dr. Linehan was nominated for the award by PDBTI Institute Director, Linda Dimeff, PhD. Dr. Dimeff’s

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Upcoming Trainings

SPECIAL EVENTS
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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