Programs - Adult Program


Individual Therapy

This component utilizes the client-therapist relationship to validate the clients current emotional states while encouraging generalization of new effective coping skills. This component also includes:  Telephone Consultation to the Client, which helps client to generalize skills into all areas of their lives.

 
Professional Training


Jul 21, 2017
Introduction to Radically Open DBT (RO-DBT)
(Minnesota)
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July 18-20, 2017

DBT Individual Therapy Mode with Skills Training Overview
(Minnesota)
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Oct 17-19, 2017
DBT Skills Training
for Helping Professionals
(Minnesota)
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8 am: Registration
Training 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Continental Breakfast Provided
Credit Cards Accepted

 

Individual therapy is divided into four stages: 
Stage One -Reduction of self destructive behaviors and acquisition of skills learned in group skills training sessions, 
Stage Two - Resolution of past trauma, 
Stage Three - Resolution of residual problems in living, 
Stage Four - Resolution of feelings of incompleteness and increasing capacity for sustaining joy and contentment.


Skills Training Group

This component utilizes a psycho-educational group to teach effective coping skills to clients in the areas of: 

 

Programs

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1) Core mindfulness,
2) Interpersonal Effectiveness,
3) Emotion Regulation, 
4) Distress Tolerance.

This group meets once a week for two hours. Adult participation in the group requires an approximate one year commitment to the process; or completing the curriculum twice.

Clients must also be engaged in individual DBT.

Consultation Group

This is a consultation group for professionals. The purpose of this group is to minimize the vicarious traumatization, often associated in working with DBT clients, by using DBT theories and skill with each other while consulting about client issues. Part of these sessions may include DBT training. Note: Consultation is regarded as an essential aspect in the provision of DBT.

Skills Application and Peer Consultation Groups

Skills Application and Peer Consultation Groups are available for clients upon successful completion of skills training. The purpose of these groups is to generalize and strengthen recently acquired skills.

These groups meet for ninety minutes once per week.
There is a minimum time commitment for each group. 
 

If you have further questions, please feel tree to call our office at:

763-503-3981