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Our Skills Groups

St Louis DBT offers a variety of skills groups and classes for all ages  of individuals and family groups..  Click the links below to find a more detailed description of each class.

Adult DBT Skills Groups

St Louis DBT offers two adult skills groups for individuals 26+ years.  These 90 minute weekly sessions meet Wednesdays at 11:30 am and Mondays at 4:00 pm.  The 24 sessions are broken up into four modules:  core mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation and interpersonal effectiveness.  Learn more.

We also offer a fast-track option, DBT Saturday Intensives, where participants attend once a month from 9am-4pm, then are given a practice calendar to complete skills practice assignments on their own. Learn more.

Advanced DBT Skills Group

St. Louis DBT offers a 16-week Advanced DBT Skills Group for clients who have completed at least one round of a standard DBT Skills Group. This group is heavily peer-led, with an emphasis on delving deeper into skills learning, applying skills to real-life situations, problem solving, and role playing.  Learn more.

Path to Recovery: A DBT Skills Group for Addictions

St. Louis DBT offers a 24-week DBT Skills Group specifically tailored to individuals 18+ struggling with addiction behaviors such as substance use, binge-eating, tech-binging, and compulsive gambling, sex or spending. These 90 minute weekly sessions will meet Monday at 6 pm.  Learn more.

Young Adult Skills Group

St Louis DBT offers a more experiential DBT for Young Adults Skills Group for individuals ages 17 to 26.  This 90 minute session meets Friday afternoon,. Groups are scheduled around the fall and spring school semester and also include a holiday session in December and January and a summer session.  Learn more.

Couples DBT Skills Groups

St Louis DBT offers a highly experiential skills group for couples on Thursdays from 6:15 to 8:15 pm. The class is organized in four 6-week stand alone modules. Modules are Stop Making Things Worse, Managing Conflict Effectively, Saying What You Mean/Meaning What You Say and Making it Last. Couples may take classes in sequence or pick and choose. You will spend 70-80 percent of each 2 hour session doing and processing interactive exercises.  Learn more.

Teen DBT Skills Group

STLDBT offers a 24 week more fast-paced, experiential Teen DBT Skills Group tailored to the needs of adolescents ages 15 to 19.  These 90 minute sessions meet Tuesday afternoons. The 24 sessions are broken up into four modules:  core mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. Learn more.

Teen-Parent DBT Skills Group

Teens and parents participate together in this 24 session DBT skills group.  Teens and parents learn to communicate effectively, regulate their emotions and tolerate distress.  The goal of this skills group is to help teens and parents discover a middle path to avoid power struggles, better understand each other and bring peace back into the home. Learn more.

ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) for Anxiety & Depression

This 10-week class will help people who struggle with depression and/or anxiety and all the thoughts and urges to avoid that comes with it.  Through meditation and acceptance, you will learn to change your relationship to anxious or depressed thoughts and feelings, live in the present moment instead of worrying about the future and ruminating on the past and start building relationships and connecting with people in a way that is consistent with those values.  Learn more.

Mindful Way Through Depression

The Mindful Way Through Depression is an evidence-based 10-week experiential class.  The class combines meditation and elements of CBT to reduce negative thinking. Research indicates negative thinking is one of several causal factors that can be changed through treatment. Combining mindfulness meditation with CBT reduces negative thoughts, which reduces anxiety, symptoms of depression and the risk of recurrent depression. Learn more.


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Adult DBT Skills Group, Wednesdays, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.  Join now!

Adult DBT Skills Group, Mondays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm. Join now!

Third Saturday Intensive Skills Group. Third Saturday each month, 8:30 - 3:30. Join now!

Young Adult DBT Skills Group, Fridays, 3:00 - 4:30 pm. Join now!

Path to Recovery: DBT Skills for Addictions & Habits, Mondays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm.  Register now for March 2018

Teen DBT Skills Group (ages 15-19), Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm. Register now for January 2018.

Couples DBT Skills Group, Thursdays 6:15 - 8::15 pm. Register now for March 2018!

Teen & Parent DBT Skills Group, Thursdays, 4:30-6 pm,  Join now!

Advanced DBT Skills Group. Join now for January 2018!

ACT for Anxiety and Depression. Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. Register now for fall 2018

Mindful Way Through Depression and Anxiety.  Wednesdays, 6:15 - 8:15 pm. Register now for new group starting September 19, 2018

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