Beth S. Brodsky, Ph.D. is Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University, and a research scientist in the Silvio O. Conte Center for the Neurobiology of Mental Disorders, at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology. Her areas of expertise include research and psychotherapeutic treatment of self-destructive behavior in borderline personality disorder (BPD). She has published numerous articles and chapters on the topics of suicidal risk and treatment of suicidal behavior in borderline personality disorder. She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and teaches DBT to psychiatry residents and psychology trainees. She has a private practice in Manhattan.