Professor of Social Work; Scholarly Affiliate, Washington State Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration
Room 803
212-851-2234

André Ivanoff

Dr. Ivanoff is an authority on dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)—a system of goals and rewards that can improve the lives of people with complex mental health disorders. Her DBT training program is the first and only such program to be offered in a school of social work.


Dr. André Ivanoff has over 25 years of clinical and research experience in mental health, criminal justice and forensic settings. These include Seattle Emergency Housing Service, the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic of the University of Washington Medical Center, the New York City Police Department and over two dozen adult and juvenile forensic/correctional settings in the United States and internationally. She presents widely at conferences, the most recent include Public Responsibility in Research & Medicine, the Association for Cognitive and Behavior Therapies, and the CMHS National GAINS Center conference.