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Behavioral Tech Research, Inc.

To complete a comprehensive DBT Mobile App for use by people with severe, complex behavioral problems to facilitate their use of DBT skills.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2004
  • Employees 13
  • Website

Company Summary

BTECH Research, Inc. was founded in 2004 by DBT treatment developer & senior clinical researcher, Dr. Marsha Linehan. Our mission is to ensure that people suffering from severe, complex, and multiple mental disorders, including those who are highly suicidal, receive best practice treatments delivered completely and competently throughout the world. We achieve our mission through the innovative use of efficacious technology-based solutions.


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    Marsha M. Linehan
    Owner/Board Chair

    Marsha Linehan, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at University of Washington, Director of the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, and owner of BTECH-R. Her primary research is in the application of behavioral models to suicidal behavior, drug abuse, and borderline personality disorder. She is also developing effective models for transferring treatments from research to use in practice.

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    Kevin Briscoe
    Operations Consultant

    Kevin Briscoe has a professional career that spans more than 20 years in financial and operations administration, with strong skills in managing financial analyses and accounting operations, implementing internal controls, and creating and implementing organizational systems. Key ownership and management positions illustrate the ability to foster strong customer and vendor relationships and understand industry and organizational issues.

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    Linda A. Dimeff
    Vice President/Chief Scientific Officer

    Linda Dimeff, Ph.D. is VP/CSO for BTECH-R, an organization devoted to the dissemination of empirically supported therapies (EST). She also holds an appointment as clinical faculty in the Department of Psychology at University of Washington. Her work at BTECH-R has focused on leveraging technology to facilitate the widespread implementation of ESTs through eLearning, Computer-Assisted Therapy, and mobile apps for clinicians and clients.


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    Dawson Taylor, Cairncross & Hempelmann
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    Stephen Judd, CPA, CMA, CFE, Finney, Neil & Company, P.S.

Previous Investors

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    National Institute on Drug Abuse
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    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention