West Houston Counseling Center
633 E. Fernhurst Dr. Ste. 1102
Katy, TX 77450
Office:  (281) 940-8515
Fax:  (888)  972-1582

Teen DBT Skills Group

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Every Monday at 6pm

Tween – Teen (Ages 13 – 17 Years) suffering from intense emotions, self-harming / suicidal thoughts, behavioral issues or interpersonal problems


This group will work on the following DBT (Dialectic Behavior Therapy) Skills:

  1. I.                   Walking The Middle Path
  • Week 1: Thinking & acting dialectically
  • Week 2: Validating self and others


  1. II.                 Core Mindfulness
  • Week 3: Understand the states of mind and the core “What” skills
  • Week 4:  Learn core “how” skills for using wise mind


  1. III.              Distress Tolerance
  • Week 5 & 6:  Skills to distract yourself, self-sooth, and other distress tolerance skills


  1. IV.              Emotion Regulation
  • Weeks 7, 8 & 9:  Learn skills to change emotions, build up daily positive experiences, and other emotion regulation skills


  1. V.                Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Weeks 10-12:  Skills to keep a good relationship, keep your self-respect, and other interpersonal effectiveness skills
This group is designed for teenagers who need to learn additional coping skills to regulate intense emotions.  Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is an effective, evidenced based approach to teach necessary skills for a variety of mental health issues.  We recommend the teen DBT skills group either online or in person to any teenager currently in crisis or seeking to obtain benefits from therapy at a more rapid pace.  We also offer DBT skills groups for parents who wish to learn the same skills as their teenager or to help themselves.
For those who cannot make the in person group, we offerDBT Skills training online for a lower cost.