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Adam Carmel, PhD

Seattle, WA (United States)

Adam Carmel, PhD is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center. He received specialized training in DBT while completing a predoctoral internship at Duke University Medical Center and a NIMH-funded T32 postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington. Following his training, Dr. Carmel joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he was Director of a DBT outpatient clinic and partial hospitalization program at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center. In 2016 he received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Carmel previously served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he taught DBT in the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics under the direction of Dr. Marsha Linehan.

Dr. Carmel has worked as a research therapist on several clinical trials testing innovative approaches to treat anxiety disorders and substance use disorders. He has co-authored two books with Dr. Kate Comtois on DBT-Accepting the Challenges of Employment and Self-Sufficiency (DBT-ACES), an advanced level of treatment focused on helping clients in DBT to increase self-sufficiency and achieve their career goals. Dr. Carmel runs a comprehensive DBT program in Seattle at the Greenlake Therapy Group. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Washington and Massachusetts.