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About Sound DBT

Catherine Naiad and Penni Brinkerhoff are Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) and founded Sound DBT Inc in 2003 after working together and providing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy since 1999. They originally met as colleagues working at a community mental health clinic providing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. They found they really enjoyed working together and loved watching clients make effective changes in their lives.

Both Catherine Naiad and Penni Brinkerhoff attended multiple specialized trainings in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy including the 10-Day Intensive Training provided by Marsha Linehan's company. They both continue to attend training to provide high quality therapeutic services to their clients at Sound DBT.

Catherine Naiad, LMHC

Catherine Naiad received her M.A Degree in Psychology from Antioch University in Seattle, Washington. She began her training in DBT in 1998.

Penni Brinkerhoff, LMHC

Penni Brinkerhoff received her M.S. Degree in Counseling Psychology from Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. She began her training in DBT in 1999.



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