Jesse Homan, LPC, is a supervisor, therapist, and trainer at Portland DBT Institute, DBT adherence coder for the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics at the University of Washington, DBT adherence coder for the Linehan Board of Certification, DBT consultant and trainer for the New York State Office of Child and Family Services Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth. In addition to his DBT work Jesse is a PhD candidate at Portland State University’s School of Social Work. His research is focused on the dissemination of evidenced based practices. He has a dissertation defense date scheduled for June of 2017. Jesse has worked closely with Linda Dimeff, PhD, in the development of the training program at Portland DBT Institute. As the supervisor of the training team Jesse has lead and co lead multiple DBT trainings including 10-day intensive, 5-day foundational, and 2-day trainings. He is responsible for training and supervising all new trainers that join the Portland DBT Institute training team. He has also consulted and supervised numerous individuals and DBT teams across the United States. Jesse has co-authored research presentations and clinical workshops that have been presented at national and international professional conferences. Jesse has been a member of the Substance Use Disorder team at Portland DBT Institute for the past six years, and has vast clinical experience working with people who have borderline personality disorder who have severe and complex problems. He is a Linehan Board of Certification Certified Clinician.
Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, provided her Lifetime Achievement Award address to the… Read more >