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.
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.
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.
St. Louis DBT offers a 24-week DBT Skills Group specifically tailored to individuals 18+ struggling with substance use disorders. These 90 minute weekly sessions will meet Monday at 6 pm. This group is recommended for stepping down from a higher level of care or for those whose use has not yet progressed to that need. Learn more.
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.
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.
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.
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.