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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a specialized form of therapy that is designed to help adults, adolescents and their families cope with dysregulated emotions and behaviors in combination with some of the following issues:

  • Impulsivity
  • Thoughts of suicide or self-injury
  • Overwhelming emotions such as sadness, anxiety, or anger
  • Struggles with identity or a constantly changing “sense of self”
  • Difficulty maintaining healthy relationships

The Summit Counseling Center offers a full protocol DBT program including individual counseling and skills groups for adults, adolescents and their families which are facilitated by Intensively Trained DBT Clinicians.

Skills groups run year-round and include the following 3 DBT modules:

  • Distress Tolerance
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Each module incorporates important mindfulness skills

By participating in the DBT skills groups you will learn skills to reach the following goals:

  • Tolerate difficult emotions and distress,
  • Enhanced awareness of the present moment
  • Manage your thoughts and emotions so they don’t control you
  • Maintain relationships:
    • Learn to communicate and get what you want from others
    • Create a life worth living