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Conference Directors, Coordinators, and Staff

Conference Director

Emily Edwards, PhD
Assistant Director of TASC Research & Clinical Care, VISN 2 MIRECC, James J Peters VAMC / Director of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Justice Involved Veterans, James J Peters VAMC

Coordinating Committee

Marie-Paule de Valdivia, LCSW, MBA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Social Work in Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
Former Board Member and International Leader Trainer, NEABPD

Program Founder and Director, Families On The Line

Suzanne Decker, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
Psychologist, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Abby Ingber
Executive Director, National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder

Aditi Vijay, EdM, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Clinical Assistant Professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Tina Moore
Family Connections TM Director, National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder

Maggie Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor, Yale University
Jean Fox
National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder

Conference Staff

Shayne Snyder
Program Manager, Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Justice Involved Veterans, James J Peters VAMC

Gabriella Epshiteyn
Program Manager, Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Justice Involved Veterans, James J Peters VAMC

Chris Gardner
Director of Communications, Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine

Marianne Goodman, MD
VISN 2, MIRECC, James J. Peters VAMC

Daniel Gorman, MSW
VISN 2, MIRECC, James J. Peters VAMC

Gia Santoro, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, VA Connecticut Healthcare System