<Britt Rathbone, LCSW-C, ACSW, BCD, CGP, provides mental health services to adolescents and their families in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  He has 30 30 years of experience working directly with adolescents and families, is a "top therapist" for adolescents, teaches graduate students, trains therapists and leads a highly regarded and successful clinical practice.  he lectures often on the value of DBT with young people.  He is a dynamic and passionate speaker and his trainings consistently receive the highest ratings. He is the coauthor of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for At-Risk Adolescents, What works With Teens: A Professional's Guide to Engaging Authentically with Adolescents to Achieve Lasting Change, and Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions (New Harbinger, 2016).

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Britt Rathbone is the director of Capital Youth Services (dba Rathbone & Associates) and the Washington Center for Mental Health Training.  She has an employment relationship with the University of Maryland. Ms. Rathbone is an author with Routledge and New Harbinger and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Britt Rathbone is an advisor to the Linehan Board of Certification and  She is a member of the Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work, the National Association of  Social Workers, the American Group Psychotherapy Association and the Registry of Group Psychotherapists.