What Is DBT

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is the evidence based treatment model founded and developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan and researched through Behavioral Tech and the University of Washington.

DBT has been shown to:

  • Enhance motivation and desire to live fully in your life
  • Improve overall quality of life and create a life worth living
  • Improve emotion regulation and distress tolerance
  • Improve interpersonal relating and communicating to help make and keep relationships
  • Decrease self-destructive behaviors
  • Enhance your ability to get through crises without making things worse
  • Decrease inpatient hospitalizations