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Psychotherapy's Image Problem
The New York Times. Published September 2013.
Studies show psychotherapy declines in the U.S. while patients' preference is for psychotherapy over medications. Is it that psychotherapy has an image problem?
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Improves Adherence in Teens with Chronic Illness
Newswise. Published September 2013.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) shows early evidence as an effective tool in improving medical regimen adherence in adolescents with chronic kidney disease (CKD), enabling them to accept their illness, have a better quality of life, and gain eligibility for organ transplantation.
From A System That Fails Troubled Teens to Success with DBT
The Globe and Mail. Published June 2013.
A teenager from Canada finds success with DBT through treatment at McLean Hospital.
Congratulations to Marsha Linehan for The Graduate School Damen Award
Loyola University, Chicago. Published June 2013.
Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., ABPP is the recipient of an award from her Alma Mater, Loyola University, Chicago. Named after Loyola University’s primary founder, Arnold Damen, S.J., the Graduate School Damen Award is granted to an alumnus(a) from each of Loyola's schools and colleges. It recognizes the qualities of leadership in industry, leadership in community, and service to others.
Congratulations to Marsha Linehan as recipient of the IASR Morselli Medal
The Wall Street Journal. Published June 2013.
Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., ABPP is the recipient of the 2013 International Academy for Suicide Research (IASR) Morselli Medal. The Morselli Medal, which is named in honor of Enrico Morselli, an Italian psychiatrist (1852 -1929) from the University of Genoa who was a pioneer in suicide research, is the Academy's most distinguished award and is given every 2 years to individuals who have made outstanding and important lifetime contributions to the study of suicide, suicidal behaviors or suicide prevention.
The Linehan Institute Announces New Executive Director
The Linehan Institute. Published May 2013.
The Linehan Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Bridgett Chandler as its new Executive Director and CEO of its wholly owned subsidiary, Behavioral Tech, LLC.
Looking for Evidence that Therapy Works
The New York Times. Published March 2013.
Studies suggest surprisingly few patients receive evidence-based and effective treatments like cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and family-based treatment.
Psychiatry award honors Linehan
Baylor College of Medicine. Published June 2012.
Dr. Marsha Linehan was selected to receive the 2012 Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry for significant contributions in research, education, and clinical or community service.
Dept of Psychology award honors Linehan
University of Washington. Published January 2012.
Congratulations to Dr. Marsha Linehan for being the 2011 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust Recipient at the University of Washington.