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DBT Skills Group for Women | Tuesdays | 11am to 12:30pm

If you're looking for an opportunity to learn how to live a more effective life, a DBT Skills Group might be for you. Dialectical Behavior Therapy is focused on helping individuals learn coping and life skills to improve functioning and fulfillment. Skills group is comprised of three 10-week modules: emotion regulation (understanding and managing emotions), distress tolerance (surviving crisis and intense emotions healthily), and interpersonal effectiveness (improving assertiveness and boundary-setting). The core skill of mindfulness (improving non-judgmental awareness and acceptance of the present moment) is taught as part of each module. This group is appropriate for women of all gender and racial/ethnic identities ages 18+. New group members may join the group during the first three weeks of a new module.

*The next module (Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance ) begins October 29, 2019.

*Tuesday morning Women's group is co-lead by Natoya McMurray, LCSW.


DBT Skills Group for Black Women | Tuesdays | 6pm to 7:30pm

Many Black women face the daily challenge of navigating the intersections of their various identities, including but not limited to race, ethnicity,  gender, sexual/affectational orientation, age, national origin, physical ability, health, physical characteristics, religion, education, and socioeconomic class. This daily challenge to navigate occurs within oppressive and invalidating environments that can take a major toll on one's functioning and sense of self. If you're a Black woman and would like the opportunity to learn new ways to cope with the cognitive, emotional, physical, and relational impact of daily oppression and the opportunity to learn how to live a more full and effective life, this DBT Skills Group might be for you. Dialectical Behavior Therapy is focused on helping individuals learn coping and life skills to improve functioning and fulfillment and increase self-awareness and self-care. Skills group is comprised of three 10-week modules: emotion regulation (understanding and managing emotions), distress tolerance (surviving crisis and intense emotions healthily), and interpersonal effectiveness (improving assertiveness and boundary-setting). The core skill of mindfulness (improving non-judgmental awareness and acceptance of the present moment) is taught as part of each module. This group is appropriate for Black women ages 18+. New group members may join the group during the first three weeks of a new module.

*The next module (Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance) begins October 29, 2019.

*Tuesday evening DBT for Black Women's group is co-lead by Winter Foddrell, APC.


DBT Skills Group for Adults of All Gender Identities | Wednesdays | 6pm to 7:30pm

If you're looking for an opportunity to learn how to live a more effective life, a DBT Skills Group might be for you. Dialectical Behavior Therapy is focused on helping individuals learn coping and life skills to improve functioning and fulfillment. Skills group is comprised of three 10-week modules: emotion regulation (understanding and managing emotions), distress tolerance (surviving crisis and intense emotions healthily), and interpersonal effectiveness (improving assertiveness and boundary-setting). The core skill of mindfulness (improving non-judgmental awareness and acceptance of the present moment) is taught as part of each module. This group is appropriate for individuals of all gender and racial/ethnic identities ages 18+. New group members may join the group during the first three weeks of a new module.

*The next module (Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance) begins October 30, 2019.

*Wednesday evening Adult group is co-lead by Lauren Ramos, MA, APC, NCC.