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October 12, 2018

What People with Borderline Need You to Know

A new series in Allure magazine examines the stigma towards mental illness. Read more »

September 15, 2018

How DBT is Helping Chinese Elders ‘Walk the Middle Path’ to Better Mental Health

The Pulse podcast visits a senior center in Flushing, Queens, where Chinese elders are learning DBT skills to improve mental health. Read more »

May 31, 2018

Longevity Magazine Looks at DBT as an Approach to Mental Health

Path to Mental Health: The Various Available Approaches Read more »

May 8, 2018

New Article in ADDitude Magazine Looks at DBT as a Non-Medical Treatment for ADHD

DBT: The Emotional Control Therapy You Need Now Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) may help prevent intense emotions from throwing you off course. Learn why it’s becoming the next big treatment strategy for ADHD here. Read more »

May 1, 2018

Psychology Today Series Features DBT Skills for Every Day Living

Cecilia Dintino’s recent article for the Psychology Today series, Midlife Matters, looks at ways to apply DBT Skills to every day living. She has eight skills she’ll be exploring in the coming weeks and begins with Observe, and Participate. Read more »

November 15, 2017

DBT Client’s Story Featured in Current Issue of UW Medicine Magazine

DBT Saves Lives When a woman was offered a lifeline, entry into a DBT research study at Harborview Medical Center, she took it, and learned skills that would build lasting change in her life. Read her personal story in the fall issue of UW Medicine Magazine. Read Full Article » In Her Own Words Watch […] Read more »

May 24, 2017

Student Research Presented at 2017 UW Undergraduate Research Symposium

Six of our outstanding undergraduates had the opportunity to present their research at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium. Congratulations to Jiwomn Jung, Esther Park, Chao Qin, Shiyu Tang, Cho Cory, and Xiao Wang! Read more »

January 24, 2017

Marsha Linehan speaks with ABC Radio Melbourne about Radical Acceptance

Marsha Linehan speaks with ABC Radio Melbourne about radical acceptance. Listen to the interview on SoundCloud. Marsha will in Melbourne, Australia, March 29 – 31. For more information, please see our Upcoming Events. Read more »

January 20, 2017

Marsha Linehan speaks with NPR’s Bill Radke on The Record

The Record: Thursday, Jan 19, Full Show (Dr. Linehan’s segment begins at 41:18) Podcast Summary: When Barack Obama began his presidency, Democrats complained that Republicans weren’t giving him a chance. Now another new president is being inaugurated and Seattle’s new Democratic Congresswoman is skipping it. She’ll tell you why. Another way to oppose a presidency […] Read more »

December 2, 2016

Marsha Linehan wins Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A University of Washington psychology professor who developed a therapy to treat chronically suicidal patients and extended its power to help people with borderline personality and other disorders has won the 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. Marsha Linehan, director of UW’s Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, Center for Behavioral […] Read more »

June 22, 2016

New Article on Linehan Suicide Safety Net in Journal of Clinical Psychology

The present study examined the usability and effectiveness of the Linehan Suicide Safety Net (LSSN), a web-based, multimedia tool designed to support clinicians working with individuals who are suicidal. The core feature of LSSN is the Linehan Risk Assessment and Management Protocol (LRAMP), an empirically derived protocol that provides a structured checklist for assessing, managing, and documenting suicide risk. Read more »

June 17, 2016

Marsha Linehan to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from ABCT

Congratulations to Marsha Linehan for receiving the Career/Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). This is the highest award given by ABCT and honors those who have made significant contributions over a number of years to cognitive and/or behavior therapy. She will be recognized during the Awards Ceremony on Friday night, October […] Read more »