Mindful DBT, LLC

  Live This Moment


Amber M. Chan LPC-MH, QMHP

DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician™

Areas of specialty include:

  • DBT Therapy
  • DBT & PE Therapy
  • DBT & Addiction Behaviors
  • DBT Skills Groups
  • Trauma Therapy (Prolonged Exposure)
  • Mindfulness
  • Depression/ Anxiety
  • Feeling Overwhelmed
  • Impulsive Behaviors
  • Suicidal Tendencies
  • Self Harming Behaviors

Amber is a Licensed Professional Counselor- Mental Health (LPC-MH) and a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Amber is also a DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician™ .  Amber has been providing mental health therapy including DBT and Mindfulness therapy for the past 19 years. Amber has been providing Prolonged Exposure Therapy for the past 8 years. Amber has been intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy along with being intensively trained in Prolonged Exposure and Intensively Trained in DBT-PE. 

 Amber has had the honor of teaching thousands of adults, adolescents and families DBT & Mindfulness skills in her career. Amber has worked in several mental health facilities including residential, outpatient hospitals, inpatient hospitals, college settings, private practice.

Areas of interest include working with college students and adults who have Depression, Anxiety or simply overwhelmed by life, BPD, PTSD, Addictions, and self harming behaviors. Amber also gives several talks on DBT and Mindfulness at yearly professional conferences. She has had the honor of presenting at NASW Conference, Keystone treatment center, NAMI Conference, Sanford, Life-Scape and Mental Health Counseling conference. 

Specialized Training:

DBT:

  • DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician™
  • DBT Intensive Training (Part 1 and 2) by Marsha Linehan, PhD at Behavioral Tech
  • DBT-PE Intensive Training-4 day by Melanie Harned & Kathryn Korslund
  • DBT 2 year supervision with DBT Experts at behavioral tech
  • Introductory DBT Training (Individual/ Group)
  • Advanced DBT- 2 month training
  • Understanding BPD
  • Dialectical Strategies and Secondary Targets
  • Behavioral Chain Analysis
  • Suicidal Assessment & Transforming Difficult moments in DBT
  • Advanced 2-day training for Adolescents
  • DBT Validation Principles & Strategies
  • DBT & Prolonged Exposure treatment
  • DBT & Eating Disorder treatment
  • DBT & Substance Use Disorder treatment

PE:

  • PE Intensive Training by Edna Foa
  • DBT-PE Intensive Training by Melanie Harned & Kathryn Korslund
  • 3 month PE Intensive supervision

Mindfulness: 

  • Mindfulness, Willingness & Radical Acceptance Training
  • Mindfulness as a way of life
  • Mindfulness retreat