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Affordable Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in Milwaukee and Waukesha, Wisconsin

Iris Health Clinic (IHC) is a leading provider of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in Wisconsin. Located in Waukesha and Milwaukee, our affordable DBT program is built on a comprehensive, evidence-based treatment model, and aims to provide healing for individuals seeking support for a variety of health conditions, including substance use disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, marital problems, eating disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder. The overall goal of DBT is to help individuals to improve their abilities to live moment-to-moment, develop healthier coping strategies, improve their personal and professional relationships, including their relationship with themselves, as well as regulate their emotions.

At IHC, we are passionate about providing both quality and affordable addiction and mental treatment for individuals and families in Wisconsin. Every day we work hard to prove that we are 100% dedicated to improving the health and well-being of those in our care through our evidence-based medical and therapeutic approaches.  

Our compassionate and empathetic therapists are trained to support individuals, couples, and families who are seeking support for substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders, emotional and mental health issues, eating disorders, PTSD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and more.

Who Can Benefit from DBT?

Initially, DBT developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan to support individuals who struggled with suicidal thoughts and self-harm behaviors and then bipolar disorder.  Following this, research showed that DBT was also helpful for people who were taking risky actions and making impulsive decisions, as well as substance use disorders and a variety of mental health disorders, including:

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Addiction and Mental Health Treatment

DBT is commonly used in treating substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders as it is proven to successfully teach individuals suffering from these disorders to discover valuable connections between their thoughts, feelings, and actions. This type of self-awareness is transformational and has shown a positive impact for those seeking to sustain and maintain lifelong recovery.

What to Expect from DBT

Our Dialectical  Behavioral Therapy Program in Waukesha and Milwaukee, Wisconsin is available in a variety of therapeutic settings, including group settings, individual therapy with a trained professional and through our telehealth support line, which allows individuals to call in between sessions to receive guidance on coping with a difficult situation they are currently in.

Benefits of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Individuals who continuously participate in DBT have shown to enhance their mental, emotional and physical health in various ways. For example, DBT participants learn to:  

Our Integrated and Evidence-Based Treatment Approach

Our DialecticalBehavioral Therapy Program is built on an integrated approach, meaning our programs combine the use of multiple treatment services in order to offer real recovery solutions to person’s seeking to transform their overall health and well-being.  Clients will work closely with our qualified staff to develop a customized treatment plan to decide which of our treatment modalities will work best for them.

Iris Health Clinic’s Treatment Services Include:


We understand that seeking treatment is not easy and the last thing a person needs is to fear is that they will be exposed by treatment staff for doing so. Fortunately, the strict rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) are designed to protect patient confidentiality.  We respect these rules and we follow them. Plus, many of our leadership are in recovery and many of our family members, so we know first hand the need to seek treatment for ourselves and our loved ones privately. 

Iris Health Clinic is Covered by Most Wisconsin Insurances, including Medicaid

Iris Health Clinic is covered by most insurances, including Medicare, United Health Care, UMR, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Anthem, Aetna, Quartz, Forest County Potawatomi, WEA Trust, Cigna, Humana, Exceedent, WPS, and Sanford.

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