Connie Callahan, Ph.D., LPCC, LMFT, is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a licensed marriage and family therapist in Lexington, Kentucky. As a practitioner, she has used DBT and provided professional training since the mid-1990's. She is a full professor and chair at Eastern Kentucky University in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology and has taught over 50 different psychology and counseling courses in the last 30 years. She lectures nationally on a variety of topics and regularly publishes in counseling, psychology and education journals. Dr. Callahan is the author of the best selling book Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Children and Adolescents.