Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I get treatment at DBT-RU?
A: The first step is to call our office and answer some questions for us over the phone. We’ll be happy to give you more information over the phone to see if we’re a good fit for you. You can reach us at (848) 445-3942.
Q: How much does treatment cost?
A: We aim to provide comprehensive DBT at affordable rates for everyone so no one will get turned away due to lack of finances. Treatment costs are determined based on your household income.
Q: What if I don’t want to participate in research?
A: Research is a required component of treatment at DBT-RU. If you don’t want to participate in research, then DBT-RU services are not available for you. However, we’d be happy to talk with you further about all the advantages and disadvantages of participating in a research clinic.
Q: What if I’m not eligible for treatment at DBT-RU?
A: If, based on screening or the intake appointment, we determine that the services provided by DBT-RU are not a good fit for you, we will let you know. We have a list of possible referral options in the area, including low-cost ones that we will make available to you.
Q: Who are the treatment providers?
A: Services are provided by advanced doctoral students in clinical psychology. All providers receive extensive training and are supervised on a weekly basis by recognized experts in DBT.