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What is DBT

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a therapy that focuses on gaining awareness, understanding, and insight to empower you and put your recovery in your own hands.

Our Programs

At DBT Center of Orange County, we offer a customizable program to best fit your needs and schedule. Get the help and guidance you need today.

What We Treat

We offer treatment for people struggling with behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, personality disorders, eating disorders, relational challenges and addictions.


About Us

By delivering a mental health care model focusing on Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance, and Emotional Regulation (core DBT strategies), we’ll teach you the invaluable skills you need to decrease emotional suffering and build a sustainable Life Worth Living.

We offer comprehensive DBT and other evidence-based treatments in a warm, nonjudgmental and collaborative environment.



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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 County for making such a difference!”
“My family and I feel so lucky to have found Dr. Michele Lob and the DBT Center of Orange County during one of the more difficult periods of our lives. To have a support system like this helps one feel not so alone in the world.”
“This helped me to change the way I approach any situation and the mindfulness has made me feel more in touch with others, myself, and nature.”

Our Programs

Enjoy a curated program to best fit your needs.

Individual DBT Therapy

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

Psychological Testing Services

Our comprehensive evaluation includes cognitive, behavioral, and personality testing that provides vital in-depth insights.

Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

This program includes mindfulness skills training, DBT skills training and comprehensive DBT individual therapy sessions.

DBT Individual Skills Coaching

Get the mindfulness and skills training you need in a private and intimate setting with one of our experienced DBT skills coaches.

Adult DBT Skills Group

Enjoy a weekly meeting for self-growth in a small, specialized group setting that teaches mindfulness and other skills training.

DBT-C (Ages 6-12)

Empower your children with an evidence-based treatment for those who struggle with regulating their emotions and behaviors.

Multi-Family Adolescent Group (Ages 13-17)

Teens and parents can learn DBT skills to better manage family dynamics, communication and improve emotional well-being.

LGBTQIA+ Advanced DBT Group

Belonging to the LGBTQIA+ community can be a beautiful thing, and dialectically speaking, this experience may also bring a myriad of different challenges. In this graduate group we will discuss the intricacies of the coming out process, navigating minority stress, how to respond to microaggressions, living a life that affirms your own unique identity, LGBTQIA+ specific self-compassion and acceptance, establishing a sense of community, and recovering from invalidation.

Addictive Behaviors Advanced DBT Group

The DBT-AB skills group is an Advanced Skills Group for people who have familiarity with skills and have completed a DBT Skills group. This group is geared towards people struggling with addictive behaviors (AB). This group combines DBT-SUD and DBT skills with Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Addictive Behaviors in a 6 week two hour curriculum which is held weekly. This group is ideal for clients who are wanting to create a Life Worth Living and are highly motivated to make the necessary changes that lead to less suffering.

Mindfulness and Resilience Training

DBT Center of Orange County is proud to be hosting a Mindfulness and Resilience Training developed by Psychiatrist, Dr. Monisha Vasa and Mindfulness Expert, Cayce Howe. This training will help you in learning, building and deepening a mindfulness practice.

Advanced DBT Skills Group

The advanced group is for those who have completed at least one round of skills group and want to dive deeper into DBT. We will review selected skills and introduce additional ones, plus spend time reflecting on and discussing the challenges of using skills in difficult moments.

DBT Skills Workshop for Loved Ones

Parents and other loved ones of those struggling with emotional regulation and interpersonal challenges are invited to learn DBT skills, whether or not their loved one is engaged with DBT themselves, has a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, or becomes easily emotionally dysregulated. This course will teach skills that can help people learn to more effectively support others in their life as well as increase their own emotion regulation abilities when stressful events occur.


Meet Our Team

Our clinical team is a group of foundationally-trained DBT clinicians. Enjoy a team of experienced staff who will collaborate with you to create and support your Life Worth Living through one of our carefully curated programs.