Research, Development, and Training Team

Tony DuBose, PsyD

Chief Training Executive | (206) 675-8588

Anthony P. DuBose, PsyD, is the Chief Training Executive for Behavioral Tech, LLC and a Founding Member and President of the Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle, PLLC. Dr. DuBose has trained and consulted internationally in the treatment of borderline personality disorder, substance use disorders, and suicidal and self-injurious behaviors in adults and adolescents. He collaborates with Marsha Linehan, PhD, ABPP, and other researchers on the study of DBT, particularly related to its dissemination and implementation. He is a clinical assistant professor in the University of Washington Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Vibh Forsythe Cox, PhD

Training & Development Specialist | (206) 675-8588

Vibh Forsythe Cox, PhD, is a Training & Development Specialist at Behavioral Tech. In this role she works to advance the development, improvement, and provision of Behavioral Tech’s training and consulting services. Dr. Forsythe Cox is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at Cadence Child and Adolescent therapy, a DBT-Linehan Board certified DBT program in Kirkland, Washington. There, she provides DBT and other evidence-based treatments for teens and adults with emotion regulation difficulties. Dr. Forsythe Cox earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology at The Ohio State University, where her research focused on characteristics of Borderline Personality Disorder and interpersonal emotion regulation. During her time at the Ohio State University, Dr. Forsythe Cox participated in a year of specialized training in DBT, and the following year assisted the supervisor of the DBT Practicum program by providing supervision and consultation to new trainees. She was also the 2012 recipient of the Psychology Department’s Meritorious Teaching Award. Dr. Forsythe Cox has experience providing DBT in a variety of settings, including university-based research, inpatient and outpatient hospitals, forensics, and private practice facilities. She is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, where she provides individual and group supervision to doctoral psychology students in the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics (BRTC). Dr. Forsythe Cox is licensed as a Psychologist in the state of Washington.

Sara Schmidt, PhD

Research Scientist | (206) 508-6421

Sara Schmidt, PhD, began working with Behavioral Tech in 2017. Concurrent with her role as Research Scientist, she is a Research Associate at the University of Washington. There, she collaborates on NIMH-funded research measuring implementation and effectiveness of the DBT Prolonged Exposure (DBT PE) protocol in the Philadelphia Community Behavioral Health managed care system. She is also the Assistant Director of the BRTC’s Treatment Development Clinic, and provides supervision and consultation in both DBT and DBT PE.

Dr. Schmidt earned her BA in Psychology from Wesleyan University, and her MA and PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Westchester Jewish Community Services in Hartsdale, NY. Dr. Schmidt is licensed as a psychologist in the state of Washington.

Randy Wolbert, LMSW, CAADC

Trainer and Consultant | (206) 675-8588

Randy Wolbert LMSW, CAADC, CCS, first joined Behavioral Tech in 1999 as a contractual trainer; in May 2015, he transitioned to a full-time role as Trainer and Consultant. Randy has trained and consulted throughout the United States and been involved with several large-scale system implementations of DBT. He is a past member of Behavioral Tech’s Trainer Advisory Committee and the Continuing Education Workgroup; he currently serves on the Implementation Science Workgroup.

Randy is also the former Clinical Director of InterAct of Michigan, Inc., where he managed the programs of Assertive Community Treatment, DBT, Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment, and outpatient substance abuse. He received his bachelor’s degree from Calvin College and his MSW from Western Michigan University where he was inducted into the Outstanding Alumni Academy of the College of Health and Human Services in 2009.

He regularly attends mindfulness retreats for mental health professionals offered by the Linehan Institute, and for the last few years he has been studying Zen mindfulness with Marsha Linehan, Roshi.