Barb Netschke,

Barb Netschke, LMSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan, and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wayne State University. Over the past ten years, she has worked as a clinical social worker in a variety of settings, providing services to children, adolescents and adults in acute psychiatric crisis in inpatient behavioral healthcare, as well as outpatient behavioral health clinics. She has extensive experience and specialized training in both individual and group treatment, and has completed advanced clinical training in adult psychotherapy through the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute. Barb is a Clinical Instructor for the Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University, where she supervises medical students and psychiatry residents. In addition, she has acted as a Field Instructor for the University of Michigan School of Social Work, providing supervision to social work interns.

Barb completed both the 2-Day and 5-Day comprehensive DBT trainings with Josh Smith. She joined the DBT Institute in 2016, and is interested in working with individuals of all ages who experience a wide range of challenges, including but not limited to personality disorders, anxiety, trauma, depression, bi-polar and other mood disorders.