DBT Clinic Staff


The DBT Clinic was founded by Larry Smith, LPC in 2010.  Since then, we have grown, and the clinic now has five therapists, each highly trained and with years of experience in the DBT model.   Click on the photos, below, to meet the individual clinicians that make up The DBT Clinic, as we continue in our mission to help people create lives worth living.

Larry Smith, LPCLarry Smith, LPC

Owner, Therapist.  Larry has been working as a therapist since 1992, and began The DBT Clinic in 2010. Larry leads individual, couples and group therapy, as well as provides consultation in DBT.  Find out more about Larry here.

Kristine Nystrom, LPCKristine Nystrom, LPC

Therapist.  Kristine joined The DBT Clinic in January of 2015, and provides both individual and group therapy services.    In addition to DBT, Kristine provides treatment in RO-DBT as well as Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.  Click here to find out more about Kristine.

Crystal Wilkes, LPCCrystal Wilkes, LPC

Therapist.  Crystal joined The DBT Clinic in mid-2016.  She brings over seven years counseling experience providing individual, group, family and crisis therapy to individuals, as well as offering supervision and consultation to counseling students.  Read more about Crystal here.

Doug Chapman, LPC, CDAC IIIDoug Chapman, LPC, CDAC III

Therapist.  Doug joined The DBT Clinic in 2013, and has a long history working in Community Mental Health, as well as in supervisory roles.  You can read more about Doug here.


Lisa Sciarani, LCSW

Therapist.  Lisa joined The DBT Clinic in 2017. Bilingual  English-Spanish, Lisa works with adolescents, families and adults providing family, individual and group therapy services and is licensed  in Oregon and New York.  You can read more about Lisa here.


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The DBT Clinic, PC

2104 SE Morrison Street, Portland, OR 97214

Phone: 971-285-6545         Fax: 503-764-9483