RO-DBT Group for Adolescents

The Chesnut Group is pleased to offer a skills-based group for adolescents experiencing difficulties with excessive self-control. Skill development will be based on Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT).

Start date: February 11, 2021

Meeting time: Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 PM. A 4-week commitment is requested.

Group facilitator: Lauren Timmerman, ACSW

Price: $60 per group

Contact: Please email to register or request more information.

About Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT)

  • Evidence-based success with treating disorders of “overcontrol,” including chronic depression, anorexia nervosa, autism spectrum disorders, treatment resistant anxiety, obsessive compulsive personality disorder, paranoid personality disorder, avoidant personality disorder, and schizoid personality disorder
  • Aims to promote openness to new experiences, adaptability to change, and interpersonal connectedness
  • Draws from neurobiology in explaining and enhancing emotional experiences and social interactions