Debora B. Dixon, PhD at Emeritus (207) 443-3692 | deborabdixon@gmail.com Originally trained as a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist, Dr. Dixon is a licensed psychologist with an interest in the overlap between emotional difficulties and acute or chronic medical disorders. In private practice since 1980, she completed a DBT Intensive Training in 1997 and has attended numerous advanced workshops. She works with adults and adolescents providing individual and couples therapy and has led basic and advanced DBT Skills Training Groups. She enjoys teaching and consulting and has presented at professional conferences and workshops. In her approach to treatment she draws from a background that includes Object Relations Theory, Systems Theory, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness-based approaches to Depression, and Functional Analytic Psychotherapy.
Jennifer Germaine Yahr, APRN, CS, JD (207) 541-9404 | jgyahr@maine.rr.com Jennifer Yahr is a psychotherapist, facilitator, consultant, and educator. Jennifer is a practitioner with 202 Behavioral Health and a partner in Brunswick Psychotherapy Associates, LLC, pioneering the integration of physical and mental health care in Maine. Jennifer has taught behavioral psychotherapy to physicians and psychotherapists as well as facilitation and negotiation skills to business and community leaders for many years. She is intensively trained in DBT and has led DBT Skills Training Groups for 14 years and has practiced individual DBT therapy for 13 years. She is a frequent presenter and consultant to organizations, groups of clinicians, and individual psychotherapists wishing to learn and apply the DBT model to their own settings.