Chris Kvidera, MSW, LICSW , is a 1988 graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Social Work. Her graduate training was a clinical track emphasizing Health and Mental Health. She spent several years working primarily with clients who have trauma related disorders. Since attending a 10 day intensive workshop with Dr. Marsha Linehan in 1997, Chris has been practicing DBT and has developed effective Dialectical Behavior Therapy programs in out patient settings. She is also an Executive and Personal Life Coach.