Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) In Arizona
Providing Skilled & Effective Therapeutic Care
At Decision Point Center, your loved one may participate in weekly Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) groups with Dr. Julia Summers, who has been a DBT practitioner for many years.
DBT is a cognitive behavioral treatment developed by Marsha Linehan, PhD, ABPP. It involves individual psychotherapy and group skills training classes to help people learn and use new skills and strategies to develop a life that they experience as worth living. DBT skills include skills for mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness.
DBT was originally developed to treat chronically suicidal individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD. Research has shown that it is effective in treating a wide range of other disorders such as substance dependence, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
To learn more about how DBT could help you or your loved one, call our Arizona addiction rehab experts at (877) 772-3648.