Teen DBT-Informed Skills Group

Faciliated by Julia Fiskin MA, MS, LAC and Olivia Volpe, Clinical Intern

This group requires an 8-week commitment, and will be ongoing & remain open for new members.

A therapeutic group for teens that involves psychoeducation and skill-building relating to emotional regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness & mindfulness. This group differs from a process group and focuses on learning ways to reduce self-destructive behaviors and developing more productive ways to manage uncomfortable emotions.

This group is perfect for teens who:

experienced trauma
have difficulty getting along with others
exhibit impulsive behaviors
have intrusive thoughts or OCD
have urges to self-harm
have symptoms of depression

Week 1: Introduction to DBT & Mindfulness

Week 2: Mindfulness & Distress Tolerance

Week 3: Distress Tolerance

Week 4: Parent Session

Week 5: Emotion Regulation

Weeks 6 & 7: Interpersonal Effectiveness

Week 8: Parent Session