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.

Durham, NC


Andrada D. Neacsiu, PhD, has completed her doctoral degree (with distinction) in Clinical Psychology at the University of Washington under the mentorship of Dr. Linehan and did her internship training in behavioral medicine at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She completed a postdoc at Duke University Medical Center under the mentorship of Dr. Rosenthal.

She is currently an Assistant Professor in the department of Psychiatry at Duke. Her research focuses on neuroscience informed treatment development for emotion dysregulation, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and borderline personality disorder (BPD). Clinically, Dr. Neacsiu specializes in cases that are complex and difficult to treat, such as cases where there are multiple comorbidities, cases combining psychological and medical problems, and BPD cases.