DBT Groups

DBT Groups


Do you want to manage your emotions and relationships more effectively? Our DBT group teaches the foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), which is designed to help people change how they think and react to their emotions.

When you sign up for a DBT group, you can gain valuable skills that you can use to improve your mental health and your relationships with those around you.

About DBT Groups

Group therapy offers many excellent advantages, including making treatment more affordable, offering a sense of understanding from others, and knowing that you’re not alone in your thoughts and feelings.

The DBT Skills group teaches the foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, which include:

  • Mindfulness Skills
  • Distress Tolerance Skills
  • Emotional Regulation Skills
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

All of these skills provide you with tools that you can use to help regulate your emotions and your behavior.

In our group sessions, each group member has the opportunity to share at their own pace. There is no requirement to talk about why you’re attending or your background if you don’t wish to. We can also help you arrange individual therapy sessions in conjunction with group therapy.

What Is DBT?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a form of therapy based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). DBT has several purposes, including helping you to understand and accept your feelings. DBT also helps people develop the motivation to change unhealthy behaviors. While accepting yourself and changing yourself might seem opposed, it’s possible to do both.

DBT was originally developed to work with borderline personality disorder (BPD). It has been studied to be effective in treating various mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. It can also be used as a more general framework of tools to help anyone manage their emotions and behavior.

At Bridge to Balance, we offer DBT groups for Teens, Parents and Adults. Our Teen DBT Group and Parent DBT Group run simultaneously. This provides an opportunity for everyone to learn and practice the same skills, leading to more positive outcomes and healthier family relationships.


Check Out Our Latest Group Below

DBT for Teens (14 yrs-18 yrs)

Please update Thursdays @ 7:00 pm, 2/23-4/13, 8 weeks, Grades 9-12. In-person & Virtual

Led by Cassie Knechel, LAMFT




DBT Skills for Families Group: Support for Adults Who Have Loved Ones with Mental Health Issues

*Check Back in the Spring*




DBT for Parents

*Check Back in the Spring*