Friederike Mayer-Bruns, MD is a trainer of Linehan´s Dialectical Behavior Therapy and works as psychiatrist, psychotherapist, clinical supervisor and trainer in private practice in Freiburg, Germany. She trained with M. Linehan, Ph.D. in Seattle and is involved in continuing collaborative projects. She has conducted workshops (1-5 days) across Germany and Europe in German and English language in a variety of settings including University hospitals, private hospitals, daycare clinics and associations of psychotherapists in private practice. At the University of Freiburg, Germany, and the University of Basel, Switzerland she works as clinical supervisor and trainer for Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.