Southern California’s Leading Center for Dialectical Behavior Therapy

DBT California is the Dialectical Behavior Therapy specialty program at CBT California. DBT is an empirically supported treatment developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D. Our expertly-trained staff are award-winning clinicians and scholars, dedicated to providing state-of-the art, empirically sound treatments.

Tel 800.624.1475

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Lynn McFarr, Ph.D.

Executive Director
PSY 16799

Julie Orris, Psy.D.

Clinical Director - Newport Beach
PSY 24386

Caitlin Ferriter, Ph.D.

Clinical Director - San Diego
PSY 25124

Jessica Schneider, Psy.D.

Training Director
PSY 26362

Jamie D. Bedics, Ph.D.

Director of Research
PSY 24139

Nicholas Barr, MSW

Associate Social Worker to Ulises Ramirez, LCSW
ASW 31441

Lacy Olson, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist
PSY 28437

Nanci Argueta, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist
PSY26987

Michael Wydo, Psy.D., ABPP

Staff Psychologist
PSY 20171

Miriam Wollesen, Psy.D.

Staff Therapist
PSY 29075

Rachel Fried, Psy.D.

Staff Therapist
PSY 29050

Vanessa Hurwitz, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Psychological Assistant to Jessica Schneider, Psy.D. PSB-94022548

Nastassia Rebecca Riser, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Psychological Assistant to Caitlin Ferriter, Ph.D. PSB- 94022162

Hollie Granato, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Psychological Assistant to Julie Orris, Psy.D. PSB-94022887

Tanya Shtutman, Psy.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Psychological Assistant to Jessica Schneider, Psy.D. PSB-94022937

Wendy Morgan, M.A.

Clinician
Registered MFT Intern 79927