Dr. Julie Brown received a MSW from Boston University, School of Social Work and Ph.D. from Simmons College, School of Social Work. She is the President of the Skills System, LLC. Dr. Brown provides consultation, training, and resources to practitioners/agencies aimed at improving emotion regulation capacities of individuals with complex behavioral health issues. She developed the Skills System in 2003 and is a Behavioral Tech/ Linehan Institute Trainer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Dr. Brown is a member of the National Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Needs and the National Association of Social Workers.