GBS believes in the value of group therapy in provide learning, support, and real-time engagement in a community.

Group offerings at GBS include:

  • Social Skills Groups (in person)

GBS’ Social Skills Groups are led by Licensed Behavior Analysts who specialize in social skills development of children and adolescents with high functioning Autism Spectrum, ADHD, social anxiety, and a variety of neurodevelopmental disorders.

*Call or email to get on our list for a social skills group.
  • DBT Multifamily Skills Group (in person)

For adolescents age 12 and above and their parents.

The DBT Multifamily Group provides a group setting for adolescents and one of their parents to learn and practice Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills. This curriculum is adapted from Miller and Rathus (2014) DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents.

DBT Skills Group alone or used in conjunction with individual DBT work has demonstrated successfulness in reducing emotional dysregulation and related problematic coping, resolving adolescent and parent standoffs, and increasing feelings of validation for both parents and teens.

*Call or email to get on our list for a DBT Multifamily Skills Group.

  • Adult DBT Skills Group (both in person and virtual options for participation)

Led by Katie Weintz, LCSW, DBT-LBC™

For adults 19 years old and up who struggle with issues of emotional dysregulation, interpersonal difficulties, or lacking coping skills. This group will meet weekly for 12 sessions, where Linehan board certified DBT clinician Katie Weintz will teach the core skills as outlined in the DBT Skills Training Manual by Marsha M. Linehan (2015). Participants will learn and practice skills pertaining to distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and mindfulness.

This group is designed for individuals as a stand alone treatment or to be used in conjunction with individual therapy.

*Call or email to get on our list for an Adult DBT Skills Group.

  • FREE Parent Support Groups (in person)

For parents of children with disabilities of any kind and any age.

Led by Rachel Gay, LBA

Parenting is hard enough, but parenting a child with a disability can feel lonely and lead to high rates of burnout. Come join our free Parent Support Group to refuel and connect with others who are also on the journey.

Germantown Behavioral Solutions office

3rd Friday of every month at 11:00-12:00