Faculty-Led Colloquium Dr. Shireen Rizvi & Dr. Nicole Cain

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Talk Topic
Two Treatment Approaches for Borderline Personality Disorder: Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Transference-Focused Psychotherapy
Date & Time   
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Room A317, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ

Speaker Bio

Nicole M. Cain

Nicole M. Cain is an associate professor at GSAPP.  She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from The Pennsylvania State University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College in the Personality Disorders Institute.  Her primary research interests focus on understanding how personality pathology and interpersonal functioning impact diagnosis, psychotherapy process, and treatment outcome. Her recent work has also focused on examining how effortful control, rejection sensitivity, and interpersonal problems impact maladaptive outcomes, such as suicidal ideation and behavior.

Shireen L. Rizvi

Shireen L. Rizvi, PhD, ABPP, is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University where she also holds affiliate appointments in the psychology department and the Department of Psychiatry. She completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Boston/National Center for PTSD. Her research interests include improving outcomes, training, and dissemination of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for the treatment of complex and severe populations. Dr. Rizvi has received funding from the National Insitute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for her research. Her work has resulted in over 60 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. Dr. Rizvi is board certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology and in Dialectical Behavior Therapy.