Dialectial Behavior Therapy IOP Program

"Learn to be more present, learn to manage emotional shifts and communicate assertively!"

Who's appropriate?

Sanare Today created this DBT-specific IOP program to help provide clients with helpful skills for managing difficult emotions. This track was designed for individuals who may have attended IOP previously, or a higher level of care on multiple occasions, those who struggle with skill application and consistency, or anyone who is interested in a dialectical approach (focus on acceptance and change).

What can you expect?

By focusing on key topics, individuals can expect to learn to be more present, increase tolerance of uncomfortable emotions, learn skills to manage extreme emotional shifts, and communicate assertively with others. This IOP group will provide motivation to apply newly learned skills to daily experiences and navigate any obstacles that may arise. While this group is focused on skill building, it does foster a process-oriented approach to allow group members to engage with one another and process specific experiences where skills may be useful. This group is intended to be 12-weeks but is catered to meet the needs of the client.

What is DBT?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a cognitive-behavioral treatment developed by Marsha Linehan, PhD. This type of approach focuses on four main areas: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. The word dialectical describes the strain between two opposing forces or ideas.  In Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), we work to embrace seemingly opposite ideas (maybe our emotions and logic) to create meaningful change toward thriving!

A welcome message from one of our DBT IOP Clinicians:


"You will find a warm, encouraging and compassionate environment when you enter our doors, free from judgement. I ask that you come as you are with willingness to heal. I want you to know you are not alone on this journey"

-Amanda Alston, MS

"A secret to happiness is letting every situation be what it is, instead of what you think it should be."

Our intake department is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm to answer any questions about our programs & services, where we are located or other questions you may have. Call us today to schedule your first appointment to begin your journey to thriving!