Behavioral Tech Institute prides itself in providing the highest quality training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy available. We can only offer this to you by providing the most experienced and trainers & consultants in the field of DBT. We honor each one of these individuals for their efforts and dedication to DBT and other empirically-based treatments.

New York, NY


André Ivanoff, Ph.D., is Professor at Columbia University in the City of New York where she directs the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Training Program and Lab and teaches in the School of Social Work. Since 2011, she has served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the nonprofit Linehan Institute. The Linehan Institute’s mission is the dissemination and implementation of DBT. She also serves as the President of Behavioral Tech, the training company founded by Marsha Linehan.

She is former Chair of the Columbia University Social & Behavioral Institutional Review Board (Human Subjects’ Protections). Her research and clinical interests include the training of DBT in academic and post-graduate settings across mental health disciplines, development of DBT skills-based suicide & crisis prevention methods, and the general application of DBT to the problems of those involved in the criminal justice system. She has authored over 70 publications on suicidal behaviors, DBT, and behavior change methods, and trains internationally and nationally with outpatient, inpatient, and correctional/forensic systems implementing DBT.