Seth R Axelrod, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Dialectical Behavior Therapy Team Leader at the Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital Intensive Outpatient Program

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Psychology Section

Biography

I am very interested in training clinicians in personality disorders and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). I am particularly interested in helping therapists observe personal limits to improve treatment alliance, therapy effectiveness, and therapist satisfaction, and to reduce therapist burnout. In addition to my work at Yale, I am a trainer/consultant with Behavioral Tech, LLC, an organization developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan to disseminate DBT and other empirically supported therapies. Each spring I co-chair a conference on Borderline Personality Disorder in partnership with the National Education Alliance for BPD and co-provided by the Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, and the Yale Stress Center.

Education & Training

PhD University of Kentucky (1999)
MA University of Kentucky (1995)
BS Cornell University (1992)
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Predoctoral Intern River Valley Services, Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

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Seth R Axelrod, PhD
Office Location
425 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
Yale University School of Medicine
425 George St

New Haven, CT 06511

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