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Belmont was first in the Philadelphia region to offer outpatient dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder patients.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that treatss elf-harming behavior. It has been shown to be effective in treating patients with borderline personality disorder.
Our outpatient DBT program aims to:
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The Belmont DBT program includes three main treatment modes:
Belmont’s treatment team meets weekly to help DBT therapists adhere to the program structure and to provide each other with support and encouragement.
It is a requirement that DBT patients have their psychiatric medications managed by Belmont psychiatrists while participating in the program.
Family members of patients are encouraged to attend a weekly family DBT skills training group and are provided with phone coaching to help patients manage crisis situations in a safe and appropriate manner.
Consultation sessions with patients and family members are also available as necessary to help families reduce conflicts which lead to impulsive behaviors.
Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment4200 Monument RoadPhiladelphia, PA 19131
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