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Ellen M. Costello Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Director, Women's Partial Hospital Program
Assistant Professor (Clinical), Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Direct a partial hospital program that utilizes dialectical behavior therapy principles.
Current areas of interest include affect regulation; maladaptive behavior change processes,particularly in relation to non-suicidal self-injury; psychotherapeutic process and outcome in partial hospital setings; experiential avoidance; self-acceptance-based interventions to reduce shame and loneliness; and mindfulness.

Brown Affiliations

Research Areas

research overview

Process and outcome research in partial hospital settings.
Self-change processes.
Novel applications of Dialectical Behavior Therapy to treatments for suicidality and non-suicidal self-injury,