DBT SKills Group for Borderline Personality Disorder, Anxiety, Trauma,and Depression

DBT Skills Groups now open!

We are excited to announce the start of 2 outpatient DBT Skills Groups with a focus on integrating DBT skills into daily life. These groups are perfect for clients who have completed IOP and need a little extra support, or anyone who's struggling with emotion regulation or impulsivity. Groups are appropriate for clients who have been in DBT treatment before and for those who are new to DBT.

Group Info

Who: Groups led by Elle Michel, LMFT, and Lydia Kosinar, LMFT
Where: West LA at Westwood & National:
10801 National Blvd. Suite 225
Los Angeles, CA, 90064
When: Wednesdays 7-8:30pm & Thursdays from 3:30-5pm
Cost: $135 per 90 minute session
Why: Because DBT rocks! 

Contact for current openings:
Elle Michel, LMFT: 310-383-5148 ElleMichelPsychotherapy@gmail.com
Lydia Kosinar, LMFT: 254-258-4149 TherapistLydia@gmail.com

Contact Lydia & Elle for more info!

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive treatment developed by Marsha Linehan, PhD. It emphasizes individual psychotherapy and group skills training sessions to help people learn and use new strategies to cope with life and develop a life that they experience as worth living.

DBT is recognized as the gold standard in treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder and has also been proven to be effective for treating:

Substance Dependence



Eating Disorders

DBT focuses on helping clients build 4 sets of skills:
Mindfulness skills: Developing awareness of the present moment, reducing suffering and increasing happiness.
Distress Tolerance skills: Managing a crisis without making things worse, getting through a difficult moment.
Emotion Regulation skills: Understanding emotions and changing emotions to improve the way you feel.
Interpersonal Effectiveness skills: Asking for what you need and saying no effectively.

We also offer:

  • Individual Therapy

  • EMDR

  • Brainspotting

  • Havening

  • Individual DBT Skills Training


Contact for more info:
Elle Michel, LMFT:
310-383-5148 ElleMichelPsychotherapy@gmail.com
Lydia Kosinar, LMFT:
254-258-4149 TherapistLydia@gmail.com

Elle Michel Psychotherapy
LMFT #79273
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10801 National Blvd. Suite 225

Los Angeles, CA, 90064