Join THIRA Health for breakfast as we dive into a four-part series focusing on DBT led by world-renowned DBT expert, Dr. Kathryn Korslund.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive, cognitive-behavioral treatment for individuals with multiple, complex, and difficult to treat disorders. Developed for acutely and chronically suicidal individuals with emotional dysregulation, interpersonal chaos, impulsiveness, confusion about the self (identity) and cognitive rigidity, DBT has been found to be effective for a wide range of clinical problems such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders and substance use problems.
Dr. Kathryn Korslund – Clinical Director at THIRA Health, PhD, ABPP
After receiving her doctoral degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania at Hahnemann University, Dr. Korslund completed a postdoctoral fellowship under the direction of Dr. Marsha Linehan in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington. Dr. Korslund was a Research Scientist and the Associate Director of Dr. Linehan’s research and training clinic for 16 years providing clinical training and conducting research to further develop and evaluate DBT. Dr. Korslund joined THIRA Health as Clinical Director in 2017. She is a Board-certified Behavioral and Cognitive Therapist by the American Board of Professional Psychology, the Founding President of the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification and remains on Clinical Faculty at the University of Washington.