Current and Past Collaborators and Instructors
Rochelle I. Frank, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in Oakland, CA, where she maintains a private practice providing psychotherapy, professional consultation, supervision, and training workshops. She also is an assistant clinical professor in the clinical science program at the University of California, Berkeley and in the department of psychiatry at the UCSF School of Medicine. Shelly has over twenty-five years of clinical experience in outpatient, inpatient, and residential settings, and specializes in the treatment of severe mood disorders, borderline personality disorder, and trauma and dissociative disorders. She is past president of the Alameda County Psychological Association, and has served on the faculty of several Bay Area graduate programs in clinical psychology. Previously, she was a clinical director with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, where she contributed to the development and implementation of behavioral healthcare policies, procedures, and training curricula throughout county mental health programs.
Dr. Green is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (RI#PS01202), an Assistant Professor of Psychology at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, and a Research Associate and Consultant for the Department of Veterans Affairs. She received her graduate training at Rutgers University and completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship in the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Green was previously an Instructor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and served as the Clinical Director of a dual-diagnosis treatment program in the VA Boston Healthcare System from 2009 – 2012. In that role, she adapted evidence-based practices for the dual-diagnosis Veteran population, led program evaluation efforts for multiple substance abuse clinics, and provided clinical supervision and training on evidence-based practices to psychiatry residents and psychology interns. Dr. Green has clinical expertise in the areas of evidence-based assessment and treatment, evidence-based program development and quality improvement, comorbid substance use and mental health disorders, couples therapy, psychotherapy with Veterans, and treatment issues for sexual/gender minorities.
Gareth Holman, PhD, is a Seattle-based psychologist, trainer, and writer (www.garethholmanphd.com). He is a psychotherapist and consultant in private practice. He leads Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) trainings and consults internationally on FAP and other behavioral treatments. He is writing FAP Made Simple: A Guide to Therapeutic Relationships (New Harbinger Publications). He lives in Seattle with his wife.
Katherine (Kate) is a clinical research psychologist in the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston University. She is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno, clinical psychology program where she received in-depth training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She has since sought out specialized training in other evidence-based practices, such as Cognitive Processing Therapy. Kate’s research and clinical work focus on the identification and treatment of individuals who experience psychological distress stemming from interpersonal trauma, particularly intimate partner violence (IPV). Kate has trained hundreds of clinicians in evidence-based practices for addressing IPV in individual and couples therapy contexts.
Jonathan Kanter, PhD, is a clinical psychologist working as a clinician, researcher, trainer and social activist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His primary affiliation is as Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is also the Director of the Depression Treatment Specialty Clinic and a Core Scientist for the Center for Applied Behavioral Health at UWM. His main interests are in Functional Analytic Psychotherapy, Behavioral Activation, and other "third wave" psychotherapies, applied broadly to issues spanning psychotherapy, human relating, and social justice. He and his students work closely together and have published 4 books and over 50 articles on these topics. Through their work they aim to maximize the power and efficiency of psychotherapy training, ensure that what they do is acceptable to clients and providers across diverse cultures and settings, and facilitate compassionate human relating and intimacy, which they see as fundamental to both personal growth and to bringing people together to fight for social justice and other changes necessary to improve the global community.
Russell Kolts, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at Eastern Washington University, in Cheney, WA, USA. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Mississippi and has trained in Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) under Professor Paul Gilbert. Russell is an internationally recognized trainer in CFT has pioneered the application of CFT to anger difficulties. He is the author of The Compassionate Mind Guide to Managing Your Anger: Using Compassion-Focused Therapy to Calm Your Rage and Heal Your Relationships, and, with Thubten Chodron, An Open Hearted Life: Transformative Methods for Compassionate Living from a Clinical Psychologist and a Buddhist Nun. Dr. Kolts is the founder and director of the Inland Northwest Compassionate Mind Center (www.compassionatemind.net).
Beverly J. Long, PhD is an Assistant Professor/Associate Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School. Along with Drs. Sandage and Moen, she has co-authored several presentations of the results of a study using the REACH model of Forgiveness with clients with Borderline Personality Disorder who were in comprehensive DBT. She has 20 years of experience in using Dialectical Behavior Therapy in the treatment of individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder and/or Dissociative Identity Disorder.
Jason Luoma, Ph.D. is Director of Portland Psychotherapy Clinic, Research, and Training Center in Portland, OR where he maintains a small clinical practice. After earning his doctorate, Jason spent four years at the University of Nevada, Reno studying ACT with its creator, Dr. Steven Hayes. Jason is an internationally recognized trainer in ACT and author of Learning Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a book popular with professionals for its mixture of sophistication and accessibility. He has conducted research on interventions for shame and stigma for over a decade and recently published the first randomized trial of an ACT approach to shame in addiction in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. He is currently conducting research on the two-chair task for self-conflict from emotion-focused therapy with input from Leslie Greenberg.
Richelle N. Moen, Ph.D., LP, LMFT is an Assistant Professor/ Assistant Residency Training Director in the Department of Psychiatry, University of MN Medical School where she teaches psychiatry residents how to do individual, group, and family therapy. She has over 15 years of experience working with individuals with Emotional Dysregulation, chronic suicidality and self-harm and their families. Her interest in Forgiveness Research has developed through the years in order to explorethe clinical impact offacilitating the forgiveness process in individuals and within families.
Shireen L. Rizvi, PhD, ABPP is associate professor of clinical psychology at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University. She received her doctorate from the University of Washington where she was mentored by Dr. Marsha Linehan, the developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Dr. Rizvi completed an internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System. Her clinical areas of interest include borderline personality disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and suicidal behaviors. Her research areas include treatment development work to enhance outcomes for a greater number of individuals with severe and complex psychological problems.