A world in which every individual manifests a meaningful and purposeful existence.
Happy 2020! Thanks to everyone in the Mid-MO Region for your support of our program. We just celebrated our 4 year anniversary.
Your DBT Vitality Team
DBT Vitality has reached capacity for both adult and adolescent programs. We appreciate your support, and will update the website as openings become available.
Consultation Team Member Opening
Interested in improving the experiences of others so they have the opportunity to experience living in the moment, cope with stress in a healthy way, regulate emotions, and improve relationships with others? DBT Vitality is looking for a licensed therapist who would be interested in joining our team to facilitate a multi family skills training group and potentially see a few individual clients. DBT Vitality is a comprehensive program in Columbia, MO. We have six licensed providers as well as two counseling psychology interns who enjoy working together to elevate DBT treatment in and around Boone County. Check us out here: https://www.dbtvitality.com/. Interested therapists must have some background in facilitating groups and comprehension of the DBT Framework. If you are in private practice or are interested in a side “hustle”, contact: Rebekah Freese, LCSW PhD to inquire about this fantastic opportunity. Contact info: email@example.com
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WHAT IS DBT?
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a form of treatment for those who struggle with emotional regulation. Originally developed for those who struggle with suicidal behaviors, DBT has evolved into an evidence based treatment for a range of emotional and behavioral problems.
DBT Helps People Build a Life Worth Living By:
*Developing a clearer sense of self
*Learning healthy management of emotions
*Encouraging acceptance of the highs and lows of life, without impulsive action
*Creates, improves, and/or maintains healthy relationships
Listen below to Dr. Marsha Linehan (the creator of the treatment model) explain DBT.
DBT Vitality is a comprehensive treatment program that promotes the capacity for survival with fidelity.
We have an adolescent program for clients 13-17 and their caregivers; and an adult program for clients 18 and up.
DBT Consists of 4 Treatment Components:
1) Weekly Individual Therapy
2) Weekly Skills Group
4) Consultation for Therapists
Each client will successfully complete two rounds of each skill set, which takes apx. one year.
Clients learn the following skills:
1) Core Mindfulness
2) Emotional Regulation
3) Distress Tolerance
4) Interpersonal Effectiveness
5) Walking the Middlepath
All therapists practicing at DBT Vitality have extensive training, adhere to strategies of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, validation, and dialectics; as well as practice the skills associated with DBT themselves.
DBT Vitality is at capacity, and will update the site as openings become available.
General inquiries can be made by email utilizing this from. Eligibility for services will be determined at the time of assessment. To schedule an assessment please call the number below. If no one answers please leave a message and we will return your call promptly.