Donna Pattie, MSW, LICSW

Donna Pattie, MSW, LICSW is a Linehan Board Certified DBT therapist who is the DBT Team Lead in New Brighton, MN and the DBT Training and Intern Coordinator and Lead Trainer for 14 DBT teams with Nystrom & Associates, Ltd throughout the state.  Donna supervises team members and interns, and has delivered DBT in both the Adult and Adolescent/Family programs since 2011.  She has trained intensively with Melanie Harned in DBT PE, has delivered DBT PE since 2015, and supervises Nystrom clinicians across MN in the delivery of DBT PE monthly.  Donna runs a DBT Adaptive Skills Group for clients with traumatic brain injury/developmental delays and a DBT S group for clients with co-occurring Substance Use Disorders.  Donna has managed and attended Nystrom’s co-hosted BTECH trainings for the past 5 years.Prior to working in MN, Donna delivered CBT in an outpatient private practice in North Easton, MA and was the Team Lead of the VA Medical Center’s Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Team in Brockton.  Her work at the VA began with the Substance Use Disorder Inpatient Detoxification and Rehabilitation programs.  Donna brings over 28 years of experience in the clinical field and has a passion for fidelity to DBT treatment and for training both new and experienced clinicians in the field.  She received her Master’s degree in clinical social work from Simmons College School of Social Work in Boston, MA.