Teen Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Training Group The DBT Skills Group for teens between the ages of 13 – 18 is designed to help adolescents who struggle with safety managing intense emotions, and want to develop new ways to cope.







The group meets on Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 5:45pm. DBT is an evidence-based treatment model frequently recommended to address issues including:

  • self-harming behaviors
  • impulsivity
  • substance abuse
  • anxiety/excessive worrying
  • depression
  • imbalanced eating

Group members study and practice the skills of Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance, Core Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Walking the Middle Path to build less chaotic lives.

With consistent practice of DBT skills, teens can position themselves for a safer entry into adulthood, gain increased control of their emotions, improve their relationships, and improve their ability to make effective life choices.

Clients can call the DBT line at 415-491-5728 to schedule an intake interview. For more information on DBT for Teens, click here for the group flyer.