Dana Becker received AB, MSS and PhD degrees from Bryn Mawr College. She has over twenty years of experience as a psychotherapist and family therapist, and has taught family therapy in psychology programs at the doctoral level. Participating in federally funded research, she has trained family therapists in a Multidimensional Family Therapy approach to the treatment of drug-abusing urban adolescents. Becker also has a strong clinical and research interest in psychotherapy with women. Her publications include: “When She was Bad: Borderline Personality Disorder in a Posttraumatic Age” in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, and Through the Looking Glass: Women and Borderline Personality Disorder. She teaches human behavior and clinical practice.
Research and Scholarly Interests: The effects of the therapeutic culture on the diagnosis, treatment, and representation of women.
Substantive Specialization: Critical analysis of the nexus between culture and psychotherapy practice; family therapy with minority populations.
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