Comprehensive DBT Programs
Northeast Florida (Jacksonville/Gainesville area)
Gateway Community Services
Gateway Community Services
“From prevention to outpatient, detoxification to residential, family counseling to transitional care, our programs and services provide the comprehensive customized care each individual needs”.
Gateway treats adolescents and adults with addiction and co-occurring mental illness. Starting in 2016, and continuing into 2017, Gateway has made a commitment to train staff and implement DBT in all their programs and receives ongoing consultation.
Daniel For Kids
UF Clinic Jacksonville
University of Florida Department of Psychiatry, Jacksonville, FL
Practice Address: 6266 Dupont Station Court, Jacksonville, FL 32217
Phone: (904) 383-1038
Accept Insurance: Yes
Individual DBT Populations: Young Adult, Teens
DBT Skills Group: Requires the client to be in individual DBT Therapy: Please describe. Young Adult, Teen, Graduate Groups, Parent Groups
Modes of Treatment Offered: Individual therapy, skills groups, phone coaching, consultation team
Training history of team leader: Dr. Allison Ventura, PhD, Intensively trained DBT therapist, completed October 2017 with Charlie Swenson
Other Specialties or Evidence Based Treatments Provided:
Provider Dr. Deanna Seymour, DNP, PMHNP-BC, intensively trained DBT therapist, completed training in October 2017 with Charlie Swenson, provides medication management, individual therapy and adolescent group therapy.
Dr. Allison Ventura also provides CBT and Psychodynamic therapy and works with Duval County School system.
UF Clinic in Gainesville
UF Clinical and Health Psychology Practice
Address: 1600 SW Archer Road, #G901
City: Gainesville, FL 32610
Accept Insurance: Yes
Individual DBT populations: Adult/ Teen/Substance Abuse (as a target behavior and not primary substance abuse treatment)
DBT Skills Group: Requires the client be in individual DBT therapy Please describe: Adult/ Young Adult/ Teen/ Parent Support/PartnerSupport
Patients are required to be in individual therapy weekly along with the weekly skills class. Patients will be scheduled for an initial introductory session learn about the program and will then be scheduled for at least 3 individual sessions before being permitted to enter the skills class.
Our Adult DBT-informed Skills Class is on Tuesdays from 4-5:30pm and is located in the Psychology Clinic on the ground floor at Shands…we are under the Dental Clinic. Patients are asked to arrive at the clinic a few minutes early so we can begin as close to 4pm as possible. Our class runs for 16 weeks, and is an open group. Patients are required to commit to 16 weeks but may continue for another cycle if they wish and/or as recommended by the team and individual therapist. Patients are required to purchase the Linehan Handouts and Worksheets Workbook https://behavioraltech.org/store/books/dbt-skills-training-handouts-and-worksheets-second-edition/.
Our Adolescent DBT-informed Skills Class is a multi-family group; parent(s) are required to attend with their teen to learn the skills and to be better able to support their child in developing and improving skill use. The class is on Thursdays from 4-5:30pm. Parents and patients are asked to arrive at the clinic a few minutes early so we can begin as close to 4pm as possible. Our class runs for 16 weeks, and is an open group. Patients are required to commit to 16 weeks but may continue for another cycle if they wish and/or as recommended by the team and individual therapist. Workbooks will be provided to the adolescent, parents can purchase additional workbooks from us if they desire.
Parent/Partner Support Group. This is a Fee-for-Service ($25/session) held on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm. The requirement is that the participant has a child or a partner who is/has been/will be connected to our DBT program. It is part teaching, part peer-support with the expectation that there is some basic understanding of the DBT Skills.
Modes of Treatment offered: Individual Therapy/Skills Group/Consultation Team.
*Our team is DBT-informed because we do not offer Coaching Calls.
Training history of team leader: Dr. King spent a year training in Minneapolis,
MN at Headway Emotional Health Services, with a team of intensively trained therapists, on an
adherent and state-certified program.
Other Specialties or Evidence-Based Treatments Provided:
Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
(OCD) and other anxiety disorders or phobias
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
Prolonged Exposure (PE) for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Other Info: Dr. King leads a General Mental Health Team consisting of Master’s prepared
therapists providing clinical services to adolescents and adults. The team provides evidencebased
treatment for patients with a wide range of concerns, including depressive and anxious
disorders, emotion dysregulation, trauma responses (including PTSD), self-harming behaviors,
concerns with binge or emotional eating, relationship concerns, adjustment concerns, chronic
pain, borderline personality traits, self-harming behaviors and suicidal ideation/prior attempts,
and OCD, among others. The team works largely from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
perspective, often incorporating elements of Mindfulness. Dr. King also provides training for
pre- and post-doctoral psychology trainees.
North Central and North West Florida (Tallahassee and the Panhandle)
Central West and Southwest Region
CBT Pinellas, LLC.
11380 66th Street North Suite #135 Largo, Florida 33773 Website: www.cbtpinellas.com Phone: (727) 463-1938 Fax: (877) 240-7970 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Team Leader: Beth Lewis, LMHC, Owner/Founder. Training: DBT Linehan Certification, Intensive-Advanced Training 2013 under Kelly Koerner, PhD., and Charlie Swenson, M.D, 2014. Practice Ground Trainings C/O Kelly Koerner, Ph.D (https://www.practiceground.org/): DBT Certification Track, Behavioral Chain Analysis, Management of Suicidal Behavior, Exposure Procedures, CBT for Insomnia and other evidence based trainings proven effective in treating Borderline Personality Disorder. DBT Training, implementation and consultation initiated under Nancy Gordon. REBT Certified. Programs: Comprehensive DBT for adults, young adults DBT skills group, adult DBT skills group, support/Information groups for parents. DBT for teens includes individual DBT therapy with concurrent skills training in the form of family skills training as opposed to attending formal skills group with peers. Qualified Clinical Supervision for Florida Licensure available. Populations: Adults, Teens, Couples.
Harmony Harbor Counseling
Tampa Bay Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Inc.
Tampa Bay DBT Counseling Center
Team Leader: Kelly E. Turner, LCSW. Intensively Trained, 2014 with ongoing expert consultation with Cedar Koons, MSW LISW. Also Intensively trained in Radically Open DBT in 2016 by the treatment developer, Tom Lynch. Other Behavioral Tech Trainings Include: 5 Day Foundational, 2004; Group Skills Training, 2004; Treating Adolescents with Multiple Problems, 2006; Updates to Emotion Regulation and Crisis Survival Skills in DBT, 2010; Treating People with Borderline Personality Disorders and Substance Use Disorders, 2014; 6938 West Linebaugh Ave. Suite 101. Tampa, FL. 33625 Phone: (443) 621-0976 Fax: (813) 769-9348 Email: email@example.com Website: www.tbdbt.com Programs: Outpatient Comprehensive DBT; Qualified Clinical Supervision for Social Work Interns; CE provider and workshops Populations: Adults, Adolescents.
Hyde Park Counseling Center
Spectrum Recovery Solutions, LLC
Lana Schneidt, LMHC, CAP
Lana Schneidt LMHC, CAP
805 W Azeele St
Tampa, Florida 33606
Lana has been intensively trained in DBT and is working towards Certification and is a member of the Tampa Bay Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy Consultation Team. She also specializes in Substance Abuse Treatment.
She treats adolescents and adults, and provides full comprehensive DBT treatment.
Heather Lawson, Psy.D.
Accept Insurance: No
Individual DBT populations: Adult
DBT Skills Group: Requires the client be in individual DBT therapy Please describe. Adult I currently have one full group and another starting in June. I do require all to participate in individual DBT therapy and all current members work with me.
Modes of Treatment offered: (need all 4) Individual Therapy/Skills Group/Phone coaching/Consultation Team. ALL
Training history of team leader: (Required) Intensive or equivalent: Intensive B-Tech 2008
Miami DBT/DBT by Design
Miami DBT/The Counseling Group
Miami Beach DBT/Dr. Lydia Kalsner-Silver & Associates
1290 Weston Rd, Suite #203 Weston, FL 33326 Phone: (305) 866-3579 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.kalsnerpsych.com Program(s): Intensive Outpatient,Outpatient Population(s): Adolescents,Adult,DD-MR,Eating Disorders,Substance Use Disorders
5151 Collins Avenue Suite 223 Miami Beach, FL 33140 Phone: (305) 866-3579 Email: email@example.com Website: www.kalsnerpsych.com Program(s): Intensive Outpatient,Outpatient Population(s): Adolescents,Adult,DD-MR,Eating Disorders,Substance Use Disorders
Other South Florida Comprehensive DBT Programs:
The South Florida DBT Network
DBT Associates of South Florida Consultation Team
Rachel Whipple Blogg, LCSW 2201 NW Corporate Blvd Suite 108 Boca Raton, FL 33431 754-200-1328 Rwhipplelcsw@gmail.com Www.rachelwhipplelcsw.com Intensively trained since 2009 and is team leader for DBT Associates of South Florida consultation team. DBT consultant for Lifeskills South Florida and leads the consultation team that is comprised of therapist who are DBT informed and foundationally trained. Population: adolescents and adults Programs: DBT skills groups and Individual therapy; DBT focused Laura Durant, LMHC 2201 NW Corporate Blvd Suite 108 Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 271-8120 Ldurantlmhc@yahoo.com Intensively trained since 2009 DBT therapist at Lifeskills South Florida Out Patient Program.
The Delray Center for Healing
Sandy Pines Hospital for Children and Teens
Sandy Pines Hospital for Children and Teens
Sandy Pines’ staff received DBT Training in 2015 and 2016.