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Advanced CBT & DBT Skills - Ephrata (Virtually)

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Most insurance plans are accepted.


Group Therapy - Lancaster County
WellSpan Health
Ephrata, PA 17522
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Patients who have completed the introduction to CBT/DBT skills group are welcome to join an advanced version applying the basic skills in a deeper context. This content will further understanding and utilization of cognitive skills in a more personalized and applicable manner. Patients will be able to complete activities such as a thought record, cognitive case conceptualization, daily mood logs/charts, etc.  Group sessions will focus on: 

  • Review of CBT and DBT skills 
  • DBT mood chart/goals 
  • Chain analysis 
  • Identification of personal thought distortions 
  • Thought record log 
  • Core beliefs and begin to develop a cognitive case conceptualization 
  • Finding new beliefs and putting the conceptualization to work 

Clients must have completed a CBT/DBT skills, CBT skills, or DBT skills group or have successfully discharged from individual therapy with a CBT or DBT therapist and feels as though they have a basic understanding of skills. Group members must have the ability to communicate effectively in group format. It is recommended that group members be able to participate in listening, speaking, reading and writing activities conducted in English. Potential participants cannot have active psychosis, active addiction or active suicidal/homicidal thoughts. 

Current Philhaven patients should talk to their provider. For new Philhaven patients, please call (717) 279-2760 or (800) 459-7497.


Minimum age: 18


This group meets for 11 weeks on Tuesdays at 10:00 to 11:30 am with group leaders Lydia Hackenberg, PsyD and Angela Sollenberger, LPC. While all efforts will be made to assist you in entering a group as quickly as possible, you may need to be temporarily added to a waitlist.