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Borderline Personality DisorderBorderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can cause major difficulties with managing emotions and subsequently, daily life. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has shown to be effective in treating BPD symptoms and allowing individuals to build a life worth living. DBT California offers DBT programs for Adults, Adolescents and Friends & Family in our San Diego, Orange County (Newport Beach), South Bay (Torrance) and Beverly Hills Area (Los Angeles) offices.
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Why Choose DBT California?DBT California provides compassionate dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) by experts. We are dedicated to bringing you state of the art, scientifically sound treatments. Our DBT programs were founded by leaders in the field of treatment and research in DBT. With offices in San Diego, Beverly Hills area (Los Angeles), Orange County (Newport Beach) and South Bay (Torrance), high fidelity, expert- level DBT is closer than you think.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy was developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D. at the University of Washington. DBT is focused on helping patients with problems regulating emotions. Typically, but not exclusively, for patients with Borderline Personality Disorder, DBT has multiple clinical trials demonstrating its effectiveness. DBT California offers comprehensive DBT programs for adults with intensively/comprehensively trained staff. For a program to call itself DBT it must have all of the following components:
- Individual Therapy
- Group Skills Training
- In-between session coaching
- DBT therapist weekly consultation meeting
Lynn McFarr, Ph.D. started the first comprehensive DBT program in the Los Angeles area in the late 1990s. In 2008, Dr. McFarr founded DBT California, offering high-fidelity, comprehensive DBT in four locations- Orange County (Newport Beach), South Bay (Torrance), and the Beverly Hills/Mid Wilshire (Los Angeles) and San Diego. For more information on how to choose a DBT program, please click here. For more information or to schedule call us at 800-624-1475 or complete the contact form below.
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