Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills

DBT SKills
 

Tired of the up and down emotions? 

Feel like there's always an emotional rollercoaster?

Impulsive decisions causing consequences?

Too much drama in your or your child's life (or yours)? 

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills are very effective skills to help people live a life worth living. We have experience in doing DBT skills groups since 2009.  We are one of the leading DBT skills groups providers in the Twin Cities and have 2 facilitators leading each group.  We are creative and experiential in the way we do our groups!  DBT skills can help with difficulty regulating emotions, decrease dangerous behaviors, improve communication, making more wise and effective choices, increase awareness to create behavioral change, tolerating distress, and confidence.  Click here to learn how to use validation.

 

DBT Goals are accomplished through these four modules:

  • Mindfulness
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Distress Tolerance

 

Many of our therapists work collaboratively to facilitate DBT Skills Groups for teenage girls, teenage boys and adult men & women. New members can start throughout the 6-7 months.  You do not have to wait until a new round starts.  We would have new members start on a day that would be comfortable to join in the middle of a group.

Goals of DBT Skills Group:

  • Increase Mindfulness
  • Improve Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Learn Emotion regulation skillsDBT Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Groups in Rogers and Buffalo MN
  • Increase Distress tolerance abilities
  • Balance of coping with emotions and solutions
  • Processing of internal and external information
  • Balance of feelings and behaviors
  • Attend to current, near future and distant future

Current Groups:

  • Buffalo: Adolescent Girls age 12 - 17 Mondays 4:00 - 5:30pm NEW GROUP!!
  • Buffalo: Adolescent Girls age 12 - 17 Thursdays 4:00 - 5:30pm
  • Rogers: Adolescent Girls age 12 - 17 Mondays 4:00 - 5:30pm
  • Rogers: Adolescent Girls age 12 - 17 Tuesdays 3:30 - 5:00pm
  • Rogers: Adult Substance Abuse Recovery Weds 3:30 - 5:00pm 
  • Circle Pines: Adolescent Girls age 12 - 17 Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00pm 
  • Circle Pines: Evening Group Adult Women - Thursdays 5:30 - 7:00pm 
  • Rogers: Evening Group Adult Women - Thursdays 4:30 - 6:00pm
  • Wayzata: Adolescent Girls age 12 - 17 Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:30 

 

Who Could Attend:

Adult Women & Men, Adolescent girls age 12-17 and Parents will be invited to attend monthly, Adult women's group does not have parent night.
 

When:

Mondays 4:00 - 5:30pm - ran by Breanna & Briana - Adolescent Girls (Buffalo)

Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00pm - ran by Breanna & Gina - Adolescent Girls (Buffalo)

Tuesdays 3:30 to 5:00pm - ran by Jennifer & Shannon- Adolescent Girls (Rogers) 

Mondays 4:00 to 5:30pm - ran by Cindy and Michelle - Adolescent Girls (Rogers) 

Wednesdays 3:30 to 5:00 - ran by Cindy - Adult Substance Abuse Recovery (Rogers) 

Thursdays 4:00 to 5:30 - ran by Michelle, and Gretchen (Circle Pines)

Thursdays 5:30 - 7:00pm - ran by Michelle (Circle Pines)

Thursdays - 4:30 to 6:00pm - ran by Cindy & Jennifer - Evening Group Adult Women (Rogers)

Tuesdays - 4:00 to 5:30pm - ran by Michelle & Jamie - (Wayzata) 

POSSIBLE NEW GROUPS:

Adolescent Boys Group in Rogers - please call to be added to the waiting list

Age 10-13 Girls Group in Rogers - please call to be added to the waiting list

 

Medical Assistance (MA) Accepted, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Health Partners, Preferred One, Behavioral Health Care Providers (UCare, Fairview, Patient Choice), Medica, we DO NOT take Medicare, Out-of-Network Insurance Benefits available and Sliding Scale Fee for Service 

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 763-291-5505 to register.

Speaking: If you or your organization is interested in learning more about DBT, we will come to your location to educate about DBT skills.  There are also many great places that offer DBT Skills training as well.  

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

DBT was developed by Marsha M. Linehan to treat people with borderline personality disorder.  Research shows that it is also effective to treat people who have difficulty with regulating moods and emotions including self-injury.  The four modules of DBT are: mindfulness, emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance.  Bridging Hope Counseling Offers DBT groups.  Learning and refining skills for changing behavioral, emotional and thinking patterns associated with problems in living or that cause negative consequences, distress or misery.

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