Group skills training is run like a class where the group leader teaches skills and practice exercises to help you use the skills at home, school, work and social situations.
Up to eight clients meet weekly for 90 minutes to learn and practice DBT skills. Classes are organized in four modules: core mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. It takes 6 months to complete all skills classes. Most clients take the four DBT modules more than once to more fully absorb and apply the skills as they become increasingly automatic in most areas of your life, thus a typical course of treatment is 1 year. Group skills training is NOT group therapy.
The fee for this class is $45-50 per session.
For more information or to request an intake assessment for this group, please go to St. Louis DBT.