Graduate DBT Skills Group (8 weeks)
The Graduate DBT Skills Group is an advanced group for individuals who have completed a cycle of DBT skills training (at any practice).
You are eligible for this group if:
• You’ve attended a DBT skills group for at least 6 months, covering all 4 modules (mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness).
• You’ve gone a minimum of 6 months without engaging in target behaviors (such as self-harm, suicide threats, suicide preparations, suicide attempts, or substance abuse) before joining the group.
• You’ve gone a minimum of 6 months without psychiatric hospitalization before joining the group.
• You’re attending regular, individual therapy.
• You're willing to lead a mindfulness practice for fellow participants.
• You're willing to attend group on a regular basis (missing no more than 2 meetings every 8 weeks).
• You're willing to avoid coming to group under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
• You're willing to practice skills outside of group.
• You're willing to keep information obtained during group (including the names of fellow participants) strictly confidential.
• You're willing to call/email providers ahead of time when you will arrive late or miss a meeting.
• You're willing to avoid private relationships with fellow group members.
• You're willing to pay your bill.
• You’re willing to assist peers in solving life problems.
• You’re willing to bring life problems to peers.
Wednesday evenings, August to October 2023 / led by Lauren Clapp, DBT Therapist and Rebecca-Emma Kaplan, DBT Therapist
Wednesday evenings, November 2023 to January 2024 / led by Rebecca-Emma Kaplan, DBT Therapist and Alayo Bascome, DBT Therapist
Wednesday evenings, February to March 2024 / led by TBD DBT Staff and TBD DBT Staff
Wednesday evenings, April to May 2024 / led by TBD DBT Staff and TBD DBT Staff
Fee: DBT groups have a tiered pricing structure ranging from $10 to $160 per week. Detailed information about the tiered pricing of DBT skills groups offered at our practice is on this page.
Note: If attending via Zoom, we require you to attend from a private space to preserve the confidentiality of fellow group members. Additionally, we ask that you have access to technology that allows you to: (A) see material (e.g., teaching slides, teaching videos, fellow members, etc.) on a screen; (B) listen to facilitators and participants; (C) participate with your camera on; and (D) participate with your microphone on.