Dr. Marsha Linehan, the founder
of DBT, was recently named by Time
magazine as one of the most important
visionary scientist of our time
Compass is a Duke University
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Welcome to Compass Behavioral Health
We help your child find their True North
Compass Behavioral Health is an Evidenced-Based DBT Clinic serving children, teens, and young adults with mood & behavior dysregulation who may struggle with high-risk, isolating and/or self-destructive behaviors. Our skilled team works together with your family to help you achieve a more peaceful and satisfying life. We know that kids with mood and behavior challenges face many obstacles at home, in school and with their peers. Let our team work alongside you and your child to:
- Improve the quality of family relationships within your home
- Address behavioral dysregulation at school and within friend groups
- Reduce emergency and life threatening "scary" behaviors
- Develop tangible goals that can lead your child or teen towards a life they want to live
We offer an evidence-based program called DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) for adolescents which includes both weekly individual therapy and group skills training classes developed specifically for teenagers. Skills training includes:
- Developing more effective social interactions (Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills)
- Increasing tolerance of distressing situations (Distress Tolerance Skills)
- Better understanding and managing of emotions (Emotion Regulation Skills)
- Improving ones own self-awareness (Mindfulness Skills)
What We Treat
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A Note From Our Team!
Hello and welcome to the Compass family!
This clinic was founded specifically to address the needs of kids, teens and young adults who struggle with mood dysregulation, self-harm, thoughts of suicide, relational disruptions or extremes in thinking. Research shows that the most effective treatment is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, or DBT. DBT is the treatment of choice for children and adolescents who have chronic difficulties in interpersonal settings and a hard time regulating their emotions.
Kids who have completed the adherent model of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT skills group, individual DBT therapy, phone coaching) and whose families have joined them in the learning process have:
- Fewer hospitalizations
- Improved mood
- Less interpersonal conflict
- Less self-harm
- Greater sense of internal calm
- Greater skillfulness during life's challenges
Were glad you are visiting our website and thinking of becoming a part of our family. Please read more about DBT here and then call us at 888-265-9114 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a personalized consultation with our office staff and see if Compass is the right choice for you and your family.
The Compass Team