DBT Programs for Middle Schoolers

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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Programs for Adolescents

At Suffolk DBT, our dialectical behavior therapy program treats middle school-aged children in grades 6th – 8th who are facing a variety of issues and situations including:

  • AnxietyDBT Programs for Middle Schoolers from Suffolk DBT J.L., LCSW
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • High-Functioning Autism
  • Impulse Control
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Emotional Sensitivity
  • Victims of Bullying
  • Anger Management Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • School Refusal
  • Self-Harm
  • Suicidal thoughts

We teach the full DBT Program of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness over the course of 24 weeks. These skills are taught in a multi-family group with both a parent and the child in attendance. Each child must be in individual DBT treatment at Suffolk DBT with parental involvement.

Please call us at (631) 828-2264 or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment.


“DBT doesn’t feel like therapy; therapy is boring and it is hard for it to be helpful to those who are unsure of their ability to get better. DBT shows you it is possible to get better, and feels more like life coaching than being psychoanalyzed.”
“I used to think I can live with how I was but DBT showed me a better me.”
“If it was not for DBT, I honestly don’t know where I would be in life today.”
“Often we don’t see our problems as problems, but it took DBT to help me see my problems and make me want to change for the better.”
“DBT did not change who I was, but instead it helped me become who I want to be.”
“DBT works if you work at it. Believe me, the outcome is worth it.”

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