Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Group for Adolescents (Open Group)

Joanna pictureFor Adolescents Ages 13-18

Group Leader Facilitator: Dr. Joanna Schechner, Psy.D.

Cost: $45 per Session; *Most Insurances are Accepted for this Group (If using insurance, the cost would depend on your insurance benefits.)


START DATE: July 6, 2016

Day & Time: Wednesdays at 5 pm

This group is a once a week, open group.

Please contact Dr. Joanna for more information and to sign up drjoanna@perkinscps.com/ 919-307-9062

What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

DBT is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy. It is especially

helpful in identifying and changing negative thinking patterns.

How Do I Know If I Need a DBT Group?

This group can help if you:

… struggle with intense emotions that make you feel out of control

… use self injury or abuse substances to deal with your life

… want better relationships

… desire to have better self-esteem

… want to learn healthier ways of interacting with others

… are worried you might have an eating disorder

Group Structure and Goals:

  • Mindfulness skills
  • Interpersonal effectiveness skills
  • Emotion regulation skills
  • Distress tolerance skills


Contact Info

Fax 919-263-9670

10580 Ligon Mill Road, Suite 210
Wake Forest, NC 27587

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