August 18, 2015

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: (DBT) is a mindfulness based treatment and among the third wave of behavioral psychological treatments. DBT has been extensively researched and is recognized as an effective treatment for a sequelae of disorders associated with difficulties in emotional regulation issues such as Borderline personality disorder, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress, eating disorders, self-injury and suicidal behaviors.  DBT Skills groups are one component of the full DBT, focused on enhancing clients’ capabilities through behavioral skills training.  DBT theorizes that all behavior is explainable. DBT skills train individuals to make more effective choices in line with their goals.

At West Coast Recovery Centers, we offer DBT as part of a personalized treatment program designed to meet each patient where they are at when they enter our facility. Our professional team is highly trained in DBT and other modalities to help patients overcome their addictions and lead healthier lives of sobriety. To learn more about DBT or other treatment options contact West Coast Recovery Centers at 855-927-2687.

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