The DBT Skills Trainers at the Retreat form a coherent team under the leadership of our Psychologist and DBT Coordinator. Team members include Retreat psychiatrists, experienced psychiatric nurses, therapists, and social workers. This team works together to administer dialectical behavior therapy aimed at treating borderline personality disorder. This type of therapy combines cognitive behavior therapy with meditative approaches and has been proven to effectively treat BPD and other manifestations of emotion dysregulation and its consequences for individual patients.
The following staff are in our DBT Skills Trainers department: