Marsha M. Linehan

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a specialized treatment to help people who suffer from intolerable emotional pain that detrimentally impacts their quality of life. It is a treatment that incorporates extensive research evidence which has been proven to reduce, and at times stop, the life threatening emotional pain and behaviors of the patient. DBT was originally developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan to help people who are diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. The treatment has now expanded to relieve the symptoms of emotional dysregulation and uncontrollable anger, as well as impulses and eating disorders.

As a dedicated and committed organization to the relief of human suffering, the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Center of Korea is proud to be affiliated with the Evidence Based Treatment Center of Seattle. We are the only sponsored DBT provider in Korea with the highest professional standards for administering quality DBT services. The DBT Center of Korea provides Dialectical Behavior Therapy Center of Korea provides quality DBT services to both English and Korean speaking communities in Korea. We welcome your consultation request and referrals.



Mission and Philosophy

We value the life of human beings and protect individuals’ human rights

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Center of Korea was established to relieve human suffering with the dedicated efforts of psychologists who are educated and trained in the U.S. and Korea. We value the life of human beings and protect individual’s human rights. It is our mission to assist our clients with learning how to live a successful life and to achieve their personal goals and happiness with our specialized DBT service.

As an educational and training institution as well as a clinical service provider, we observe he ethical guidelines of the American Psychological Association. Its suggested ethical requirements to protect individual human rights and to properly educate and train future DBT clinicians are enforced in our center in Korea. It is our deep concern that proper professional ethical standards are easily compromised in Korea which lowers the quality of clinical and educational services. To ensure our commitment, we work closely with the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Center of Seattle and Dr. Marsha Linehan.