Congratulations to Marsha Linehan for being honored the National Alliance on Mental Illness Scientific Research Award! She is being recognized for her dedication to the development and evaluation of evidence-based treatments for high suicide risk, multi-diagnostic and difficult to treat populations. The award honors those who inspire hope through research. You can read more here.
A new pilot study incorporated DBT with cultural, traditional and spiritual practices for American Indian/Alaska Native adolescents, showing significant improvements on outcomes. It is the first investigation using DBT with this population. The article can be found here.
A case study of a patient with persistent dissociation, self injury, and suicidality treated using the new prolonged exposure treatment combined with DBT has been published by graduate student, Hollie Granato, with the help of other graduate students and BRTC staff members. The article can be found here.
Congratulations to BRTC graduate student, Chelsey Wilks, MS, for receiving the ADAI (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute) grant to fund her dissertation, titled “Computerized DBT skills training for suicidal and heavy episodic drinkers”!
Read about a person’s experience with Anita Lungu and DBT in the Huffington Post. Click here to read the article.
Marsha Linehan was featured in an article discussing mindfulness spreading on college campuses.
This recent article in the New York Times features DBT Skills from a client’s perspective as he worked to create a life worth living.
Marsha’s book DBT® Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets, Second Edition has been named #1 on the Social Work Amazon.com bestseller list. Congratulations Marsha!
Click here to see more on this study investigating the effectiveness of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for borderline personality disorder in Germany.
To view newly published journal articles on Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Borderline Personality Disorders, click here.
We are very excited to announce that we will be holding the first ever intensive training in the DBT Prolonged Exposure protocol on March 26–29, 2015 at the University of Washington in Seattle. This 4-day workshop is designed to provide in-depth training in how to integrate PTSD treatment into standard DBT with high-risk and multi-problem clients. This is also the first event in a new series of workshops that will be offered
by the BRTC Experimental Training group to
provide smaller scale, advanced trainings to DBT clinicians.
You can find detailed information about the training and submit an application at: http://depts.washington.edu/brtcdbt/
Space is limited to 40 participants, so be sure to apply early!