About Austin DBT Associates (ADBTA)

Austin DBT Associates (ADBTA) is the leading DBT® therapy provider in Austin, TX, and the surrounding areas. We offer fully adherent DBT® counseling for adults, adolescents 12+, families, and couples.

Treatment is provided by expert clinicians who specialize in the complete model of DBT®, which includes individual therapy, skills classes, team consultation, and between-session phone coaching. 

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Our Mission

Austin DBT Associates sets a precedent and uphold the highest caliber of DBT® & RO-DBT® clinical training to create, support, and sustain our expert clinicians. By educating and taking care of clinicians, they can provide the utmost care to more clients, instilling confidence to create a life worth living.

Our vision is to impart transformative tools that impact individuals and clinicians in the relentless pursuit of problem-solving by acting as the leading hub for DBT® and RO-DBT® clinical training and support across the state of Texas and beyond.

Our Executive Team

Penny Kruger

MSW, LCSW-S

Austin DBT Associates sets a precedent and uphold the highest caliber of DBT® & RO-DBT® clinical training to create, support, and sustain our expert clinicians. By educating and taking care of clinicians, they can provide the utmost care to more clients, instilling confidence to create a life worth living.

Our vision is to impart transformative tools that impact individuals and clinicians in the relentless pursuit of problem-solving by acting as the leading hub for DBT® and RO-DBT® clinical training and support across the state of Texas and beyond.

Nicole Lansbery

MA, LPC-S, LMFT

Nicole has received extensive training in DBT and has been providing DBT to the Austin community for 14 years. She enjoys learning and has also spent years studying and completing trainings in each of the following: Somatic Experiencing, EMDR, and Middelberg’s Systemic Training. In addition, Nicole has received training in Radically Open DBT (RODBT), SPACE (a treatment protocol for parents of anxious children), and New Ways for Families.

Chelsea Cohen

MA, LPC-S

In addition to serving as Director of Operations for ADBTA, Chelsea is an adjunct faculty member in the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences at St. Edward’s University where she teaches Abnormal Psychology. Chelsea enjoys training and supervising clinicians to provide adherent DBT and working with clients to identify how they can effectively utilize coping skills to build a life worth living.

ADBTA is a proud member of Mindfully Behavioral Health

Mindfully Behavioral Health delivers a wide range of mental health services across multiple regions.

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