Welcome to Applied DBT

Welcome to Applied DBT! Applied DBT is San Diego’s number one practice for Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Southern California. Our expert team of Doctors, Therapist and Clinicians create an environment that safe, caring and gentle for people that are looking into the practice of DBT. Our practice adheres to the guidelines of Dr. Marsha M. Linehan, the creator and Psychologist that has put together and studied the DBT practice for over 40 years. If you or a loved one is in need of DBT therapy, you have come to the right place. There is hope and this is where it begins……..lets begin the journey together.

Freedom. DBT.




DBT Skills

The general goal of skills training is to learn to refine skills …


Anxiety Treatment

Whether it is social phobia, specific phobia, post traumatic …


Depression Treatment

Depression is a mental illness, which one should not confuse …


Adult DBT Treatment

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a research-based empirically validated protocol developed by Marsha M Linehan, Ph.D. at the University of Washington, in Seattle. The treatment was devel­oped for people with Borderline Personality Disorder …

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DBT for Teens

In the DBT program here at Applied DBT Clinicians we are the only facility in San Diego that accepts insurance and follows the adherent DBT protocol as designed by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D. Additionally, we are the only program that offers the complete …

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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders and DBT The following is a brief description of our DBT program with special focus on eating disorders. There are no modules devoted entirely to eating disorders; rather, the discussion of eating disorders …

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