DBT Day Treatment Program

The Day Program is for individuals who are focusing on specific target behaviors including:

  • self-injury (e.g., cutting, burning, hitting, head banging, etc.) 
  • suicidal ideation
  • depression and/or anxiety
  • restrictive eating
  • bingeing and/or purging
  • body image distress
  • irritability/anger
  • interpersonal concerns, or other affective/mood instability

The programs operates Monday-Thursday from 9:00am-2:00pm. Patients enroll for 2 consecutive weeks and length of participation depends on progress with target behaviors. Treatment is $1500/week and can be submitted to insurance for reimbursement. 

The program welcomes individuals of any identified race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or gender. Our location is handicap accessible. 

Our Day Treatment team includes a psychiatrist, physician assistant, dietitian, and therapists. Patients see a psychiatrist/PA, nutritionist, and therapist once weekly outside of program hours. 

Admission Criteria:

  • Patient is over the age of 17 (younger adolescents admitted on case-to-case basis)

  • Members can continue school or work requirements that do not interfere with attendance at programming.

  • Medically stable (as determined by our medical team), where medical monitoring beyond psychiatric medication and vital signs is not required

  • Willingness to use DBT skills to maintain a safe and therapeutic milieu and home environment

  • Motivated (or using the willingness skill!) to recover or decrease behavioral symptoms

  • Patient is in need of step-down care from inpatient, residential, or partial-hospitalization programs (PHP) or step-up care from outpatient treatment.

To learn more about admission to the program, please contact our clinical intake team or request more information.

Programming

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More about the Program

  • Each patient will be assigned an individual therapist, dietitian, and psychiatrist/PA who they see once per week. 

  • All patients will see a member of the medical team for vitals and medication management as needed.

  • Patients will be provided with snacks daily and are required to bring lunch 3 days a week (M-Wed). Thursday’s meal is at a restaurant and is provided by the program.

  • Absences from programming must be approved by the treatment team.