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Brandi Reynolds, Psy.D., is a mental health treatment coordinator within the Psychology Services Branch of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).  She has worked with the BOP for over 10 years in various capacities as a licensed psychologist.  Dr. Reynolds help to develop, facilitate, and coordinate a residential mental health unit providing intensive group and individual DBT for offenders whom are diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, engage in self-directed violence and have traditionally had difficulty with adjustment to incarceration in the Bureau of Prisons.  Dr. Reynolds oversees all of the residential mental health programs for the BOP as well as provides placement and treatment recommendations for the seriously mentally ill offenders in federal custody.  In this capacity she serves as a consultant for treatment program staff on program admission, treatment provision, and program evaluation.  Dr. Reynolds has been formally trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and provided numerous hours of group and individual DBT serves for offenders throughout her career.  She has developed and provided trainings for clinicians, students, BOP custody and executive staff, state correctional facilities, and correctional conferences in the areas of DBT, Borderline Personality Disorder, suicide prevention, modified therapeutic communities, trauma-oriented treatment, correctional mental health program development, and alternatives to restrictive housing for mentally ill offenders.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Brandi Reynolds has an employment relationship with the Federal Bureau of Prisons Psychology Services Branch. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Brandi Reynolds has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.