Beth Sharon Brodsky, PhD

Beth S. Brodsky, Ph.D. is Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University, and a research scientist in the Silvio O. Conte Center for the Neurobiology of Mental Disorders, at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology.  She received her doctorate from the Graduate Faculty at the New School for Social Research.  Her areas of expertise include research and psychotherapeutic treatment of self-destructive behavior in borderline personality disorder (BPD).  She is the recipient of a NIMH Excellence in Education grant to develop and implement a clinical/research curriculum teaching Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in a medical setting.  She is the autor of many articles and chapters on BPD, DBT, suicide and self injury and is a frequently invited speaker on BPD, suicidal behavior and DBT.  She supervises psychology interns and externs and psychiatry residents learning DBT.  She serves on the editorial board of the Archives of Suicide Research.  She has a private practice in Manhattan.

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