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PDBTI will be closed for Memorial Day

PDBTI will be closed Monday May 29th for Memorial Day. If you have any questions please contact your individual therapist or group leader.

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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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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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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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PDBTI call for 2017 post-doctoral residents!

We are excited to announce our call for 2017 psychologist residents at PDBTI. Our residents are an integral part of our clinical team and stay on as full members of our clinic. Please click below for more details!

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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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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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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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