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.

Brooksville, NY


Jill Rathus, PhD, (PhD Stony Brook, BA Cornell), is Professor of Psychology at Long Island University/CW Post Campus in Brookville, New York where she directs the DBT Clinical Research Training Program. She is also Co-Founder and Co-Director of Cognitive Behavioral Associates in Great Neck, New York, where she runs the Adolescent DBT program. Dr. Rathus’ has published six books and dozens of articles specializing in DBT for adolescents, adolescent suicidality, assessment, CBT, anxiety disorders, and relationship distrƒess. She co-developed the adaptation of DBT for Adolescents, co-authored the primary texts on adolescent DBT, DBT with Suicidal Adolescents (2007), and DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents (2015, both Guilford Press), serves as a DBT trainer for Behavioral Tech, and teaches mental health professionals internationally.