©2019 by Charleston DBT Associates




CDBTA Program Director,  Individual Therapist,

Skills Group Leader

Kristi Galloway received her Master of Arts in Psychology: Clinical Counseling from The Citadel Graduate College and is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate practicing in Charleston, SC.

Kristi was intensively trained by Behavioral Tech: A Linehan Institute Training Company in both DBT and DBT-PE.  In addition to working with local private practice clinicians and a South Carolina state mental health agency she traveled to Zanzibar, Tanzania in 2017 to provide a dialectical behavior therapy based mindfulness skills group at two sober houses, one male and one female- allowing her to combine her passion for travel with her love for sharing Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

Kristi provides individual counseling services alongside the dedicated holistic health care providers at Blue Heron Acupuncture & Apothecary and formed Charleston DBT Associates in 2019. 

If you are interested in learning more about the CDBTA DBT program, or have any questions about our services, please do not hesitate to reach out.


Dialectical Behavior Therapy Foundational Training™

January 2017

This comprehensive training involves rigorous preparation, training, and homework. Just as DBT requires clients to make a full commitment to treatment and to attend all sessions, DBT training requires participants to attend the entire training, do their best to learn the material, and participate in a willing, committed manner.

Intensive Training in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Prolonged Exposure Protocol for PTSD

May 2019

This workshop provides intensive training in how to integrate PTSD treatment into standard DBT. The DBT Prolonged Exposure (DBT-PE) protocol for treating PTSD, is one of the newest developments in DBT research and practice. This protocol can be added to standard DBT to allow for integrated treatment of PTSD, suicidal and self-injurious behavior, and other co-occurring problems.