Lane Pederson, PsyD, LP, DBTC

Dr. Lane Pederson is a DBT therapist, author, and trainer who understands the challenges and opportunities of implementing DBT in real-word settings. Trained in a local clinical scientist model and having learned DBT in the trenches, Dr. Pederson bridges research and practice, and he teaches therapists how to implement DBT consistent with best practices.

Dr. Pederson has conducted hundreds of DBT seminars for PESI and TATRA Corporate and Allied Health Training Services in addition to creating customized trainings for private organizations and professional events. He brings together clinical expertise and a talent for teaching in areas that include:

  • DBT
  • Adherent DBT
  • Adolescent DBT
  • Dual Disorder DBT
  • Self-Injurious Behaviors
  • Personality Disorders

Organizations that Dr. Pederson has provided DBT training for include:

  • The American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Arctic Women in Crisis (Barrow, AK)
  • The Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas 
  • The Muskogee Creek Nation (OK)
  • The United States Navy (FL)
  • Hazelden (MN)
  • Duke City Recovery Toolbox (CO)
  • PrairieCare (MN)
  • The Federal Bureau of Prisons (CO)
  • The PRISM Center (TX)
  • Jack Hirose and Associates (Canada)
  • Seasons Center for Behavioral Health (IA)
  • The Minnesota Department of Corrections
  • Spencer Hospital (IA)
  • Mental Health Systems (MN)
  • The American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (MN)
  • Dalton Associates (Canada)
  • Siouxland Mental Health Center (IA)
  • Capstone Behavioral Health Services (IA)
  • Centro de Psicoterapia Cognitiva (Mexico)
  • Washington County Community Services (MN)
  • Psychotherapy Networker (DC)
  • Moments of Change (FL)
  • Caron Renaissance (FL)
  • Walter Reed National Military Hospital (DC)
  • Hillcrest Family Services (IA)
  • John D. Dingell Veterans Hospital (MI)
  • People'sCare (CA)

In addition, Dr. Pederson provides keynote speeches for special events and program and case consultation on a limited basis.

Contact him today about your organization’s training needs.

Dr. Lane Pederson


Lane Pederson is hands down one of the most dynamic and sought after speakers we have ever worked with. He has taught thousands of professionals across the country always with exceptional evaluations. What impresses me most about Lane is his commitment to putting evidence based practice into the hands of clinicians to improve client outcomes. The expertise and passion he brings to his seminars has made him one of our most sought after speakers. Lane has established himself as one of the nation's leading authorities on DBT through his seminars, best-selling books and commitment to exceptional client services.

Michael Olson, MS, MBA