Dr. Shireen Rizvi is Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Graduate School of Applied and Clinical Psychology (GSAPP). At Rutgers, she also holds affiliate appointments in the psychology department (SAS), School of Public Health, and the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Rizvi received her doctorate degree from the University of Washington. Her research interests include improving outcomes, training, and dissemination of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for the treatment of complex and severe populations. She has received funding from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Rutgers University, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for her research. Her work has resulted in dozens of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, as well as a sole-authored book entitled Chain Analysis in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and a co-edited volume, DBT in Clinical Practice (2nd edition). She is board certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology and in Dialectical Behavior Therapy.