Professional Development

An Overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Training

Thursday, June 13 -
Friday, June 14, 2019

Piscataway, NJ

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An Overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Training

Dr. Shireen Rizvi received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Washington where she studied borderline personality disorder (BPD) and DBT for more than five years under the mentorship of Dr. Marsha Linehan. She completed her predoctoral clinical internship at the Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology and an NIMH postdoctoral fellowship at the National Center for PTSD at the Boston VA Healthcare System. Since 2009, she has been a professor at Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP). There, she directs a DBT training clinic, teaches on cognitive behavioral therapy and DBT, and conducts research on the efficacy of DBT across various populations and settings. She has authored or co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed articles, largely on topics related to DBT and BPD

Last Updated: 05/10/19