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.

Westchester County, NY


Donald Nathanson, LCSW is a clinician specializing in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy currently in private practice in Westchester County, New York.  Previously, he was clinical faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where he co-directed an outpatient adolescent DBT program, and was the clinical director of the Youth-Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program.  Notably, Donald has helped to both clinically research and provide Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Pre-Adolescent Children (DBT-C).  He received his graduate degree from the Columbia University School of Social Work in 2012. Donald has an extensive research experience working on NIMH-funded trials investigating the feasibility and efficacy of behavioral interventions for pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Tourette’s Disorder, and Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder.