CIRCLES OF SUPPORT
Groups for Connection
WISE MIND DBT: 101 DBT SKILLS TRAINING FOR TEENS
This is an 8-week skills training group that is a condensed overview of DBT. Participants will learn certain skills from each of the 4 components of DBT (Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness). *This is not a comprehensive 24 week DBT program.
Middle & High School students will be in separate groups
Date: In session (Please call Alexis Freidlander @ 301-960-1198 ext. 703 for future groups)
Time: In session
Number of Sessions: 8-weekly
Group Size: limited to 8 members
Ages: 11-14 (middle school), 14-18 (high school)
Cost: $400- payable in full or in installments of $200.00; $50.00 per group, non-insurance reimbursable
A 15-minute video consultation is required before beginning the group.
ONLINE using Zoom, HIPAA compliant
INTEREST: Please call Alexis Freidlander @ 301-960-1198 ext. 703
Topics per week include:
- Week 1 – Introduction and Psychoeducation about DBT
- Week 2 – Wise Mind and Mindfulness
- Week 3 & 4 – Emotion Regulation Skills
- Week 5 & 6 – Distress Tolerance Skills
- Week 7 & 8 – Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills and Wrap Up
Support groups are a vital component to overall mental health and wellness. Attendance at all sessions helps members feel comfortable and safe. When you register, you are securing a spot in the group and agreeing to attendance at all sessions. No refunds for missed sessions; in the case of an emergency situation please discuss with the group leader.