For more information, please fill out a contact form or contact:

Taylor Whelchel, LPC
Virtual IOP Program Manager

Devin Spero
Admissions Coordinator
404-875-4551 ext 339
Fax: (404) 892-1770

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Virtual Dialectical Behavior Therapy Intensive Outpatient Program for Teens

Virtual DBT IOP is six-weeks of Intensive Outpatient therapy and is designed for teens ages 13-17 struggling with mental health concerns that are interfering with school, home, and/or interpersonal relationships.

Benefits of Virtual Programming

  • This program is available to clients outside of the Atlanta area regardless of location in Georgia.
  • The program is in-network with most major insurance providers.


Virtual IOP Program includes:

  • Psychiatric services are provided with a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist.
  • 12 hours of group programming weekly held Monday to Thursday from 3-6 pm.


Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program Groups include:

  • Core DBT skills
  • Mindfulness
  • Vulnerability reduction
  • Social skills
  • Experiential therapy
  • Social-emotional learning
  • Coping ahead
  • Building mastery
  • Individual and family therapy outside of the structured 12 hours
  • Access to DBT coaching calls with a therapist outside of program hours

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Virtual DBT for Teens Program Requirements:

  • Clients need to be able to safely participate in treatment online.
  • A guardian or adult proxy must be present during all programming hours.

Virtual DBT IOP Group Program Schedule

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
2:45pm Chat / Q&A Chat / Q&A Chat / Q&A Chat / Q&A
3:00pm Mindfulness Mindfulness Mindfulness Mindfulness
3:15pm Check-in/Compassion
DBT Core Skills DBT Core Skills DBT Core Skills
4:00pm Overview/Recap
DBT Skills
DBT Core Skills DBT Core Skills DBT Core Skills
5:00pm Vulnerability
5:30pm Experiential
SEE/Life Smart* Prosocial/
Build Mastery*
Cope Ahead
6:00pm Homework Homework Homework Homework
  • *Weeks 1,3 & 5 – Social Emotional Ethical Learning (SEE) & Pro Social
  • *Weeks 2,4 & 6 – Build Mastery & Lifesmart
  • Psychiatric Session, Individual Therapy, and Family Therapy are scheduled outside group programming hours.

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