Marsha Linehan is the recipient of the 2012 American Psychological Foundation (APF) Gold Medal Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Application of Psychology. This award recognizes distinguished and enduring records of accomplishments in four areas of psychology: The application of psychology, the practice of psychology, psychology in the public interest and the science of psychology. http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/gold-medal.aspx
Read about Marsha here: APF Gold Medal Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Marsha Linehan tells her inspirational story and how she went on to develop Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Read more here:
- Marsha Linehan is a 2011 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust Recipient.
Gail McKnight Beckman created the Beckman Award to benefit teachers who have inspired their students to make a difference in their communities. This award recognizes educators in the fields of psychology, medicine and law who have inspired their students to create an organization which has demonstrably conferred a benefit on the community at large or who has established a lasting basis, concept, procedure, or movement of comparable benefit. http://www.apa.org/about/awards/beckman.aspx