Anastasia M. Harmeyer, MS, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, is a licensed clinical social worker and a licensed clinical addictions specialist. She has worked as a director of a community mental health/substance use facility as well as in private practice. Anastasia has extensive experience working with DBT through clinical directorship, direct practice, and training facilitation. Additionally, she has run a full fidelity DBT program for over 4 years and has experience implementing DBT with both the adolescent and adult populations. Anastasia utilizes her previous experience working for over three years with adolescents in the juvenile justice system to build rapport and engage even her most challenging clients in treatment. Anastasia has a unique way of utilizing a variety of approaches to keep clients engaged and uses their stressors as learning opportunities to teach and implement various DBT skills.