Our Program

Program Mission

To provide comprehensive, adherent, evidence based Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to both adolescents and adults with compassion and precision.  This program partners with people who are mood and behaviorally dysregulated to support valued living.


Vision Statement

To provide high quality DBT services to the people of Mid-Missouri.  Assisting clients in making  positive change through acceptance and validation.

DBT Columbia provides adolescent (13-17 years) and adult treatment (18 and over), to Mid Missouri clientele.  The treatment of adults and adolescents are adherent to the comprehensive model.

The comprehensive model for adults includes the following:

  1. Individual Psychotherapy

  2. Group Skills Training

  3. Coaching-available as needed

  4. Team Consultation-for therapists and facilitators only


The multi-family comprehensive model includes the following:

  1. Individual Psychotherapy-adolescent

  2. Family Therapy Sessions-available as needed

  3. Multi-family Group Skills Training-minimum of 1 parental support person must attend regularly

  4. Team Consultation-for therapists and facilitators only



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