Robin McCann, PhD

Pueblo, CO (United States)

Robin McCann, PhD, was intensively trained by Dr. Marsha Linehan in 1994. In 1995, Dr. McCann implemented DBT in a forensic hospital; this program continues as the prototype for DBT forensic inpatient treatment in the United States. In 2000, the JCHO recognized this program as a model of staff training. Upon joining Behavioral Tech in 1996, Dr. McCann provided DBT training in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Texas, Montana, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. She has written several chapters and an article on DBT implementation in forensic settings. Currently Dr. McCann is the Director of Psychology at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo. Dr. McCann received the “employee of the year” award in 2000.