Atlanta DBT is an outpatient treatment facility that specializes in the treatment of clients struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders. With two locations in the Atlanta area and a third an hour north in the small city of Ellijay, Atlanta DBT provides a curriculum of care that includes a comprehensive Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and standard outpatient care. The facility offers an integrative treatment model rooted in DBT practices that includes skills training groups, coaching and individual, couples and family sessions. Atlanta DBT primarily offers outpatient therapy and skills groups. Neither the 12-step recovery model nor medication management are components of the programming.
Treatment and Staff
Atlanta DBT provides treatment for a wide range of conditions including mental illnesses, spectrum disorders, chronic pain, self-harm, eating disorders and alcohol and substance use disorders. Before beginning treatment at Atlanta DBT, clients first undergoes a comprehensive assessment that determines the best possible personalized care strategy tailored to the unique needs of the individual. Atlanta DBT offers comprehensive and flexible PHP and IOP programs ideal for clients that either cannot commit to residential treatment or for those transitioning out of an inpatient program back into regular life. Clients are able to receive structured therapy without taking time off work or school. While the length of care varies from client to client, therapy is available between two and five days a week from two to six hours a day.
Atlanta DBT offers several phases of DBT treatment. Depending on the needs of the client, the facility offers four stages of therapy. Clients engage in skills groups, individual therapy and phone coaching to provide in-the-moment advice on coping skills for real-life situations. In addition, clients with more severe issues work with a consultation team to help them stay motivated. Individual sessions are usually held weekly for one hour. Skills training is an integral aspect of the curriculum at Atlanta DBT. Clients participate in two and a half hour weekly group sessions for approximately 24 weeks, with some individuals repeating the program multiple times. The facility also offers wellness courses, family DBT skills groups, a mentalization training as well as specialized versions of DBT like prolonged exposure and Mentalization-Based Treatment (MBT).
The Atlanta DBT team is comprised of Master’s-level counselors and therapists.
In addition to individual, couples and families, Atlanta DBT also provides specialized care for geriatrics, students, professionals, entertainers and athletes.
Atlanta DBT provides a comprehensive outpatient treatment curriculum for clients with a range of issues including eating disorders and alcohol and substance use disorders. The facility offers individualized and flexible PHP and IOP as well as outpatient care services, all rooted in evidence-based DBT. In addition to skills groups and one-on-one therapy, Atlanta DBT also offers real-time phone coaching to help in between sessions. For anyone seeking a unique treatment facility that not only treats symptoms but sets clients up to succeed in life, Atlanta DBT is an excellent resource.
Atlanta DBT Location
6025 Atlantic Blvd
Norcross, GA 30071
Atlanta DBT Cost
Call for details. Reach Atlanta DBT by phone at (770) 833-0227 or by email at [email protected].
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