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Chancellor-Provost’s Mental Health and Wellness Lecture by Dr. Shireen Rizvi

Date & Time

Monday, April 25, 2022, 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.


Mental Health and Wellness Week


Virtual Event

Join us for a cornerstone event—the inaugural Chancellor-Provost’s Mental Health and Wellness Lecture by Shireen Rizvi, Ph.D., professor of clinical psychology at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology.

Dr. Rizvi’s webinar "Skills for Achieving Emotional Wellness" will:

  • Discuss the value of using practical skills to manage difficult emotions and stressful situations;
  • Provide a brief introduction to specific skills—such as mindfulness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance—that we can use to achieve emotional wellness; and
  • Share useful resources.

Join the Zoom Webinar
Passcode: 909669
Phone: 646-558-8656
Webinar ID: 954 3142 3408

This event is part of Mental Health & Wellness Week.

Shireen L. Rizvi, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University­–New Brunswick, where she also holds affiliate appointments in the psychology department, School of Public Health (RBHS), and the Department of Psychiatry. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington and completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Boston Healthcare System/National Center for PTSD. Her research interests include improving outcomes, training, and dissemination of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for the treatment of complex mental health problems. Dr. Rizvi has received funding from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Rutgers University, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for her research. Her work has resulted in nearly 90 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, as well as a sole-authored book entitled Chain Analysis in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and a co-edited volume, DBT in Clinical Practice (2nd edition). Dr. Rizvi is board certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology and in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She has served on the Board of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and is a Past President of the Board of ISITDBT. Dr. Rizvi has trained hundreds of students and practitioners from around the world in DBT. She received the Spotlight on a Mentor Award from the ABCT in 2017 and was awarded Fellowship status for the same organization in 2021. She maintains a YouTube site (YouTube.com/dbtru) that makes DBT skills teaching freely available.