Garry S. Del Conte, Psy. D
7986 Dovie Lane
Germantown, TN 38138
B.A., Cum Laude, Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1975.
M. S. Clinical Psychology, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1978.
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1982.
Intensively Trained, Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy, with Thomas Lynch, 2016.
Mindfulness Training for Mental Health Providers, Redemtionist Renewal Center. Tucson, February 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & April 2018 with Marsha M. Linehan, Roshi.
Intensively Trained, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Linehan Institute, with Marsha M. Linehan and Jenifer Sayers. 2013.
Advanced Intensive Training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Marsha M. Linehan, 2014.
Externship in structural family therapy, Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, with Salvador Minuchin 1982.
Internship in child and adolescent psychology, Bryn Mawr Youth Psychotherapy Center, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1980-1981.
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION:
Certified in Prolonged Exposure, Center for the Treatment of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, March 2016.
DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified DBT Clinician, #139, November 2015.
Diplomat in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, #4130, 1990.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Tennessee #P880, September 1982.
AWARDS AND HONORS:
American Counseling Association Best Practices Award, presented by the American Counseling Association, Montreal Canada. April 2016.
CORE Visibility Award, presented by Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling, Memphis, Tennessee. September 2015.
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Private practice of clinical & consulting psychology; practice limited to teaching and training of evidenced based psychotherapies, www.dbtinmotion.com
Daybreak Treatment Center, Consulting Clinical Psychologist. Co-founder and Clinical Director, 1992 to 2018. Germantown, Tennessee. www.daybreaktreatment.com
Chairman, Committee for Practice Based Research in Radically Open DBT, London, United Kingdom. www.radicallyopen.net
Teaching Faculty, University of Memphis, Department of Psychology, Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology. Memphis, Tennessee. www.memphis.edu/psychology
Co-Chair Communications Committee, Linehan Board of Certification, Seattle, Washington. http://www.dbt-lbc.org
PRIOR CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
Director of Psychological Services, Eastwood Medical Center, Adolescent Unit, February 1991 to September 1992.
Director, Youth Psychotherapy, Inc., Memphis, Tennessee, June 1987 to June 1995.
Clinical Director, Child and Young Adolescent Unit, The Mid South Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, August 1985-June 1987.
Coordinator of Clinical Training and Employee Assessment Services, Cherokee Mental Health Center, Morristown, Tennessee. June 1981-June 1985.
Fellow, American Academy of Clinical Psychology
Past Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy
Past Member, American Psychological Association
Past Member, American association of Marital and Family Therapy
TEACHING AND TRAINING EXPERIENCE:
Community Therapist Training Initiative: Introduction to DBT, May 8, 2018. Germantown, TN.
Community Therapist Training Initiative: Introduction to DBT, May 12, 2017. Germantown, TN.
Fundamentals of Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness. Graduate Course, Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, University of Memphis. January to May 2016.
Community Therapist Training Initiative: Introduction to DBT, April 26, 2016. Germantown, TN.
Community Therapist Training Initiative: Introduction to DBT, September 12, 2015. Germantown, TN
Community Therapist Training Initiative: Introduction to DBT, July 24, 2015. Germantown, TN.
PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTAIONS AND MANUSCRIPTS:
Del Conte, G.S., Daybreak Treatment Center, with Moran, L., McLean Hospital; Anderson L., UCSD Eating Disorders Center and Madigan, R. J. Boston Child Study Center. DBT: Bootcamp: Partial Hospital and Intensive Out-Patient Programs for Adolescents, International Society for Teaching and Research in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. November 15, 2018. Washington, D.C.
Del Conte, G.S. and Lentz A.S., (in preparation) Differential treatment response of adolescents in partial hospital care with over and under controlled temperaments to standard DBT.
Del Conte, G. S. and Kamody, R. C., (in preparation) Importance of the therapeutic milieu and accurate case conceptualization when targeting school avoidance in adolescence: Dual case studies utilizing a dialectical behavior therapy approach.
Del Conte, G.S. and Ramsey, A.M., (in preparation) Emotional processing of interpersonal competencies (EPIC): A new empirically supported DBT emotional regulation skill for treatment of NSSI associated with self-critical thinking.
Ramsey, A.M. and Del Conte, G.S., (in preparation) Targeting self-critical thoughts in the treatment of non-suicidal self-injury.
Lenz, A.S. and Del Conte, G.S., Efficacy of DBT-A among adolescents in a partial hospitalization program. The Journal of Counseling and Development, 1, 96, 15-25., 2018.
Del Conte, G.S., Partial Hospital Programs and Settings, in Hollenbaugh, K.M., ed. Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Adolescents across Settings, Treatments, and Diagnoses, Rutledge Press, New York, N.Y., pp. 75-96, 2018.
Kamody, R. C., and Del Conte, G.S., Using dialectical behavior therapy to treat misophonia in adolescence. The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, 19(5): 17102105, 2017.
Del Conte, G.S., Lenz, A.S. & Hollenbaugh, K.M., A Pilot Evaluation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents within a Partial Hospitalization Treatment Milieu, Journal of Adolescent and Child Counseling. 2: 16-32, 2016
Lenz, A. and Del Conte, G.S., Emotional Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness as Predictors of Treatment Outcomes within a DBT Treatment Program for Adolescents, Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation. 1-13, April 2016
Lenz, A. S., Del Conte, G.S., Lancaster, C., Bailey, L., & Vanderpool, E. (2014). Evaluation of a Partial Hospitalization Program for Adolescents. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 5(1), 3-16, 2014.
DeCato,C., Ciocca, J.V., Del Conte, G.S., & Piotrowski, Z.A., Rorschach Scoring: A Workbook for the Perceptanlytic System, Brunner Mazel, New York, N.Y., 1984.
Thomas Lynch, PhD
27 Old Gloucester Street
London, WC1N 3AX
James Murphy, PhD
Department of Psychology
Room 202, Psychology Building
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Michael Hollander, PhD
Mc Lean Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Belmont, MA 02452
Cedar Koons, LCSW
Santa Fe DBT
411 Saint Michaels Dr, Ste 2
Santa Fe, NM 87505