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Michaela Swales

(United Kingdom)

Michaela Swales is Professor of Clinical Psychology on the North Wales Clinical Psychology Programme, University of Bangor, UK. She trained in dialectical behaviour therapy in Seattle in 1994-5 with M. Linehan. She is the Director of the British Isles Training Team, an International Affiliate of the Linehan Institute. She has trained more than a thousand professionals in dialectical behaviour therapy, seeding over 400 programmes. She is the Editor of the Oxford Handbook of DBT. Her primary research interest is the effective implementation of evidence-based psychological therapies in routine clinical practice. She was a member of the ICD-11 Working Group on Personality Disorders.


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