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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Licensed Clinicians

Lynn McFarr, Ph.D.

Executive Director
PSY 16799

Julie Orris, Psy.D.

Clinical Director
PSY 24386

Caitlin Ferriter, Ph.D.

Clinical Director - San Diego
PSY 25124

Jessica Schneider, Psy.D.

Training Director
PSY 26362

Miriam Wollesen, Psy.D.

Assistant Training Director
PSY 29075

Lacy Olson, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist
PSY 28437

Rachel Fried, Psy.D.

Staff Psychologist
PSY 29050

Michael Wydo, Ph.D., ABPP

Staff Psychologist (Part-Time)
PSY 20171

Postdoctoral Trainees

Hollie Granato, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
PSB-94022887

Kristen Kochamba, Psy.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
PSB 94023521

Allen Liao, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
PSB 94023511

Sara Rabinovitch, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
PSB 94023604

Marget Thomas, Psy.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
PSB 94023724

Nastassia Rebecca Riser, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
PSB 94022162

Extern Trainees

Samantha Sharp, M.A.

Psychology Extern

Nicholas Barr, MSW

Part-Time Clinician & Associate Social Worker to Ulises Ramirez, LCSW
ASW 31441

Wendy Morgan, M.A.

Part-Time Clinician
Registered MFT Intern 79927

Research Team

Amber Smith

Data Manager