Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance
for Teens with evidence-based DBT Skills Training


with Lisa Wessan, MSW, LICSW


“What is shareable is bearable and what we can name, we can tame!” - Dr. Dan Siegal

“It is difficult to manage your emotions when you do not understand
 how emotions work.  Knowledge is power.” - Dr. Marsha Linehan


Do you want to learn how to better manage your...

Changing Emotional Responses?
Overwhelming Feelings?
Impulse to self-harm?
Attention and Focus?
Staying in the Present, Mindfulness?
Negative Judgments about
Self and Others?
Reduce Vulnerability to Emotion Mind?

If you responded "YES" to three or more of these questions, you will receive great value from this program.


The Adolescent DBT Skills Training group is for teens who would like to learn how to cope more effectively with intense emotions, problematic thoughts or behaviors (i.e. negative thinking, self-harm, substance use, suicidal thinking), and/or relationship struggles.


Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance skills are taught in order to reduce self-destructive behaviors and learn more adaptive ways to manage painful emotions.


WEDNESDAYS:  4:15 - 5:45 PM (Adults meet Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:00 PM)
         July 17 – October 23, 2019  14-Week Programs  (we skip holiday weeks).
         WHERE:  Vita Therapia ("Life Therapy") 234 Littleton Road, Suite 1-B, Westford, MA 01886
         FEE:  $700 per 14 week semester.


If you are new, please see  "Five Steps to Enrolling in a DBT Skills Group",

the FAQs, DBT videos and registration information at

www.LisaWessan.com    or call 978.710.8039.

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