building a life worth living
Welcome to the atlanta DBT center, home of Georgia’s first clinicians trained by Marsha Linehan Ph.D, ABPP herself as well as her Behavioral Tech Team.
Each team member specializes in different populations from adolescents to geriatrics, from eating disorders to substance abuse, from personality disorders to depression and other disorders.
We are pleased to be the first center offering DBT couples therapy based on the work of Alan Fruzetti, and the latest module developed in DBT, Walking the Middle Path, developed by Alec Miller—now being used in clinics across Georgia modeled after our own.
Marsha Linehan (1991) pioneered this treatment, based on the idea that psychosocial treatment of those with Borderline Personality Disorder was as important in controlling the condition as traditional psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. Concomitant with this belief was a hierarchical structure of treatment goals. Paramount among these was reducing parasuicidal (self-injuring) and life-threatening behaviors. Next came reducing behaviors that interfered with the therapy/treatment process, and finally reducing behaviors that reduced the client's quality of life. In 1991, Linehan published results of a study that showed that DBT seems to do remarkably well at achieving these goals, and since then, data has continued to build to support the efficacy of the dialectical model for the treatment of other psychological disorders.
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