A dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) program for adolescents and young adults


Treatment Team

Program Leadership

Senior Consultants

  • Cynthia Kaplan, PhD, Associate Clinical and Administrative Director, Child and Adolescent Programs (CAP)

Staff and Associates

The McLean 3East staff has extensive experience in the clinical application of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to adolescents with emerging traits of borderline personality disorder (BPD) and other complex psychiatric diagnoses.

Staff members have chosen to work with teenagers and young adults and have cultivated an expertise in this age group. They pride themselves on the highly specialized and effective treatment they provide to address the often-challenging problems presented by this population.

Books by 3East Authors

McLean Hospital faculty have penned more than 50 books in recent years, including several titles by members of the 3East staff.

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