Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

A specialized treatment modality offered at the four mental health clinics, DBT is an evidence-based treatment, that has been shown to be effective at helping individuals reduce and cope with intense emotions and difficult-to-manage behaviors. The goal of DBT is to create a life worth living. DBT can help with: regulating intense, painful emotions; controlling life-threatening and life-interfering behaviors; managing difficult interpersonal relationships, and fostering more life balance.

Comprehensive DBT treatment as well as DBT skills groups for adults, adolescents and families are offered.

Hear how DBT treatment helped end a teen's suicidal thoughts and set her on a path to recovery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-mvo4kb9_s.

Review the brochure describing DBT services at WJCS and our FAQ.

Contact Christopher Libby, PhD, coordinator    (914) 949-7699 x2456; [email protected].
141 N Central Avenue, Hartsdale, NY, 10530


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