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.

Walnut Creek, CA


Margarita Lorence, PhD, is a private practitioner specializing in DBT, CBT and self-compassion with adults. She is certified in prolonged exposure therapy, integrating self-compassion in psychotherapy and trained as a mindfulness teacher. She completed intensive training in both standard DBT and DBT-PE with expert trainers. Dr. Lorence has taught and supervised graduate students in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In her practice she focuses on integrating self-compassion and mindfulness into trauma treatment.