Undergraduate Research Labs

Lab Name: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinic at Rutgers University (DBT-RU)


Principal Investigator: Shireen L. Rizvi, PhD, ABPP


Website: dbt.rutgers.edu


The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinic at Rutgers University (DBT-RU) is a research and training clinic that provides comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) services to individuals in the community. DBT-RU is a research lab dedicated to improving psychological treatment for adults and teens with borderline personality disorder, suicidal behavior, and problems stemming from difficulties regulating emotions (for more information, see dbt.rutgers.edu and Youtube.com/dbtru). Students who join our lab learn about psychosocial clinical trials research, including data entry, management, and tracking of research files, as well as participate in weekly lab meetings and journal club, with readings on a variety of topics (e.g., DBT, emotion dysregulation, and BPD). For the 2022-2023 year, interested students can email Allison Ruork, PhD, for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Undergraduate Office
(848) 445-4036
Tillett Hall, Rm 101

Undergraduate Vice Chair
Professor Judith Hudson

Associate Undergraduate Vice Chair
Professor Linnea Dickson

Director of Advising
Professor David Wilder

Psychology Staff