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Stephanie R. Steinman, Ph.D., CSAC, is currently the director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison’s Department of Psychiatry.  She is a licensed clinical psychologist, clinical substance abuse counselor and assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Steinman teaches medical students, psychology interns, and residents to become facilitators of DBT groups. She was named the National Addictions Outstanding Clinician of the Year in 2010.


Dr. Steinman was trained in DBT while working in Seattle at a residential facility for dually-diagnosed adolescents. She has facilitated DBT groups for over the past 15 years in residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient settings with adolescents and adults presenting with a variety of concerns. Additionally, Dr. Steinman has developed DBT and mindfulness groups and individual therapy programs.