Linda Dimeff, Ph.D.

Clinical Instructor and Advisor

Linda Dimeff, Ph.D., is clinical faculty in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, and the Institute Director at Portland DBT Institute, Inc. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Washington, where she specialized in prevention and treatment of addictive behaviors under the mentoring of G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D., and in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), with Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D. She is also the Chief Scientific Officer at Evidence-Based Practice Institute where she develops and evaluates emerging technologies that have the potential to transform training and delivery of evidence-based therapies (EBTs). Previously, she served as Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President at BTECH Research, Inc., an organization she co-founded with Dr. Linehan to facilitate the training and dissemination of DBT and other EBTs. She has received over 20 federal grants to facilitate the dissemination of EBTs and has published over 50 peer-reviewed publications. In addition, she is a Linehan Board of Certification Certified DBT Clinician.