Margarita Lorence, PhD, is a private practitioner specializing in DBT, CBT and self-compassion with adults. She is certified in prolonged exposure therapy, integrating self-compassion in psychotherapy and trained as a mindfulness teacher. She completed intensive training in both standard DBT and DBT-PE with expert trainers. Dr. Lorence has taught and supervised graduate students in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In her practice she focuses on integrating self-compassion and mindfulness into trauma treatment.