Caitlin Ferriter, Ph.D.
Clinical Director – San Diego
Caitlin Ferriter, Ph.D. is the clinical director of CBT/DBT California’s San Diego location. She received her B.A. in psychology from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of California, Los Angeles. She completed her APA-accredited predoctoral internship at the UCSD – VA San Diego Clinical Psychology Internship Program and her postdoctoral fellowship at VA San Diego, receiving specialized training in evidence-based treatment for borderline personality disorder, mood and sleep disorders, and military sexual trauma. Dr. Ferriter served as Co-Coordinator of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program and Clinical Coordinator for the interdisciplinary general mental health team. In these roles, Dr. Ferriter supervised psychology externs, interns and postdoctoral fellows and taught seminars on the delivery of evidence-based therapy. Dr. Ferriter’s clinical interests center on the use of contextual cognitive behavioral therapies (i.e., Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, DBT, CBT) in the treatment of a wide range of mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Ferriter’s research focuses on identifying the common functions and processes of self-harming behaviors. She is also interested in program and treatment development with the goal of enhancing and disseminating evidence-based treatments for individuals who struggle with emotion and behavioral dysregulation. Dr. Ferriter was intensively trained in DBT by Behavioral Tech.