Andrew Bein, Ph.D., LCSW has, for 20 years, been implementing mindfulness-based practices and Dialectical Behavior Therapy at a variety of practice settings. In a manner responsive to clinician, client and contextual realities, he has launched and contributed to DBT integration at the following settings: community mental health, outpatient dual diagnosis, women’s substance abuse, crisis residential, and high school and he has incorporated DBT into his private practice for individual and group treatment.
In addition to being a nationwide speaker, Dr. Bein is Professor Emeritus at Sacramento State University. His seminars blend evidence-based and practical-based guidance with compassion, humor and clarity, reflecting his deep commitment to directly modeling positive clinician practice. His latest book, Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Wellness and Recovery: Interventions and Activities for Diverse Client Needs, illustrates how DBT can be integrated into clinical practice for profound client change.