DBT at the Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a unique, specialized form of cognitive-behavioral therapy that was originally developed to treat adults who were chronically suicidal, self-injuring, and exhibiting symptoms of borderline personality disorder.
DBT is now also being utilized for treatment of adolescents who engage in impulsive, self-injuring, or suicidal behavior.
Our clients often experience:
At CCDBT, standard outpatient DBT involves:
Skills Group Training
DBT Skills Group Training focuses on helping patients develop the coping skills they need to solve their own problems and achieve their desired goals. In our DBT Adolescent and Family program, parents attend all DBT Skills groups with their teens to help parents communicate more effectively with their teens, to learn how to coach their teens in using skills when problems arise, and to develop their own coping skills.
Five skills training modules are taught in DBT:
Participants in CCDBT's DBT Programs are required to be in individual therapy while they are in skills group.
DBT Trained therapists will provide individual DBT psychotherapy. Individual therapists will help motivate clients to stay in treatment and will help clients apply DBT skills to their personal lives.
To participate in CCDBT's Dialectical Behavior Therapy Programs, participants are asked to commit to:
If you would like to participate in one of CCDBT's DBT Programs, please call our Intake Coordinator, Christina Stanco, at the CCDBT - 516.390.3525 x10
Center for Cognitive & Dialectical Behavior Therapy, PLLC
2001 Marcus Avenue, Suite E128
Lake Success, NY 11042