Beatriz Aramburu, Ph.D.Clinical Psychologist, DBT Center

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    Dr. Aramburu works with adults and couples in the DBT Center. She is a Founding Member of EBTCS.

    About Dr. Aramburu

    Bea2Dr. Aramburu is an expert in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). She received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Washington and has been involved in DBT since 1988, when Marsha Linehan, Ph.D. was developing and refining the treatment. Since 1999, she has worked as a research therapist on various major DBT research studies at the University of Washington and also served as the Director of the DBT Center at EBTCS for five years. Additionally, she is very interested in mindfulness, both as a personal practice and as a key component of her professional work. She regularly attends mindfulness retreats and seminars.

    From 1992 until 1999, Dr. Aramburu was an Associate Professor of Psychology at the Universidad de Santiago, Chile. In Chile, she also had a private practice specializing in the treatment of severe depression and anxiety disorders. She was a consultant for the Chilean Psychological Society for Anxiety Disorders from 1997 to 1999. After returning to the U.S. in 1999, Dr. Aramburu was a therapist at the University of Washington Student Counseling Center, where she had a wide variety of clients who suffered from different stress and anxiety related issues. She also taught at the University of Washington, as well as at the Washington State School of Professional Psychology.

    Dr. Aramburu is a licensed psychologist in the state of Washington. She is fluent in Spanish and English.