Marsha Linehan, the founder of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, talks about how DBT came about

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Marsha M. Linehan is Professor, in the Department of Psychology, and Director of Behavioral Research & Therapy Clinics (BRTC), at the University of Washington, in Seattle.

Also, see the New York Times interview with Dr Linehan, from June 2011

For more information, see the article, What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)?