Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

The Wayne State University Psychology Clinic currently offers a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills group for individuals experiencing extensive problems with emotion dysregulation. DBT Skills Group is divided into four modules: Core Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance. Modules are aimed at decreasing emotion dysregulation, building coping skills for emotionally challenging situations, promoting effective relationship behaviors, and developing mindfulness skills. Group sessions last two hours and include time spent reviewing members' homework, providing feedback, and learning new skills.

This group is in addition to individual therapy, and all members must be currently receiving outpatient individual therapy.
 



Neurological Impairment Support Group

Members of this group receive support from individuals with similar conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, hypoxia, cerebral palsy, and other related medical histories. A wide rage of abilities is represented. Clients learn and practice new ways to cope with their impairments. Additionally, they address challenges to their rehabilitation with help from other members.
 


Interpersonal Group

An experiential therapy group for individuals who want to improve their personal relationships. Common problems of members include poor communication skills, difficulty making and staying friends, and being controlling or too easily controlled in their relationships. Therapy focuses on people’s experiences in the group. Members pay attention to spoken and unspoken communication and their own reactions during meetings. Members also discuss personal problems and learn how to give and receive support and feedback. This group meets weekly for an hour and fifteen minutes.


If you are interested in any of the above groups please contact our Therapy Coordinator at 313-577-8362.

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