Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy tried to identify and change negative thinking patterns and pushes positive behavioral changes. DBT may be used to treat suicidal and other self-destructive behaviors. It’s main goals are to teach people how to live in the moment, cope healthily with stress, regulate emotions, and improve relationships with other.
COGI’s DBT Program consists of two rounds of group skills totaling 48 weeks and weekly individual sessions that focuses on a client completing their life worth living goal. Each round of DBT Skills group includes 26 weeks that consists of 2 weeks of Mindfullness. The Mindfullness section includes three modules that deal with distress tolerance skills, emotion regulation skills, and interpersonal effectiveness skills.