Michelle Quilter, PsyD, CASAC
Director of Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program
Michelle is the Director of the DBT program at Lifeskills South Florida and earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology. Intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, she has been utilizing this approach for over a decade in clinical practice. Dr. Quilter has earned a Master’s degree in Community and Counseling Psychology from Marist College (MA) and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology (MS).
Dr. Quilter has held her certification as a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor since 2006 and has received specialized training in both Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology. She completed a dissertation on PTSD and TBI and possesses an interest in schizophrenia research, specifically regarding advances in pharmacological treatment. Dr. Quilter’s training has included working in an array of settings inclusive of inpatient hospitalization, emergency psychiatric care, substance abuse treatment centers, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient. In her spare time, Dr. Quilter has developed strong interests in baking and subsequently in eating.