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DBT combines both Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (Western principles) and Mindfulness (Eastern principles) to help people regulate emotions, thinking patterns, and behaviors that cause emotional suffering and distress. We can help.

WHAT IS DBT

DBT is a therapy that focuses on gaining awareness, understanding, and insight to put your recovery in your hands.

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OUR PROGRAMS

At the DBT Center of Orange County we offer a customizable program to best fit your needs and schedule.

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WHAT WE TREAT

We offer treatment for Alcohol and Chemical Dependency, Eating Disorders, Trauma, Mood Disorders, and Personality Disorders such as Borderline Personality Disorder.

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The DBT Center of OC

By delivering a mental health care model focusing on Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance, and Emotional Regulation (core DBT strategies), people learn invaluable skills to decrease emotional suffering and build sustainable lives.
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“I can honestly say that DBT has changed my life… Thank you so much Dr. Lob and the DBT Center of Orange Country for making such a difference!”
-Alice G.

PROGRAMS


At the DBT Center of Orange County we offer a customizable program to best fit your needs and schedule. We offer Comprehensive DBT treatment which includes weekly individual therapy sessions together with one skills training group per week, and phone coaching. We also offer skills training groups that can be attended without weekly sessions as well as individual therapy sessions without attending weekly skills training groups.

We currently offer the only DBT Adult Intensive Outpatient Program in Orange County.  Services include yoga/mindfulness practice, skills training, case management, and individual therapy.

INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM


We offer an Intensive Outpatient Program. Our 3 day per week program is held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 – 12pm.

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ADULT SKILLS TRAINING


This is an open Skills Training Group for adults. Patients meet weekly in a small, specialized group setting for Mindfulness and other Skills training.

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ADOLESCENT SKILLS TRAINING


This is an open Skills Training Group for adolescents. Patients meet weekly in a small, specialized group setting for Mindfulness and other Skills training.

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DBT INDIVIDUAL THERAPY


Individual DBT therapy involves weekly individual sessions with one of our highly trained DBT therapists.

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DBT GRADUATE SKILLS GROUP


This group is designed for those who have completed Skills Training Group primarily addresses mood and quality of life issues.

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Meet the Team

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.”

~Siddartha Guatama Buddha

We believe that Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a powerful model that supports behavioral change by offering up a skill set built on a foundation of mindfulness practice.

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Dr Michele Lob
PsyD., MFT, CEDS

Courtney Westin
MFT, CEDS

KEREN CLARK
MFT

 

Jennifer Plisko
LCSW

Kathryn Purdy
MFTI

Susan Hull
Director of Operations

Dana Conley
M.A.