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.

Portland OR


Amy W. Wagner, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in Washington state and Oregon, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University. She has over 25 years of experience as a therapist, supervisor/teacher and researcher, with expertise in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, evidence-based treatments for PTSD including Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure, and cognitive-behavior therapy in general.

She has supervised graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and established professionals throughout her career and has taught numerous professional workshops (primarily related to DBT), nationally and internationally. Her research has focused on treatment development and evaluation, most recently evaluating an adaptation of behavioral activation therapy for PTSD, and she has numerous research publications.