Lori began her training in DBT with BehavioralTech while still in graduate school at Loyola College in Maryland, where she received an M.S. in Pastoral Counseling. She has completed her Intensive Training and Advanced Intensive Training in DBT as well as received training in trauma work with Marsha Linehan, PhD. Lori also completed her Intensive Training with Tom Lynch, PhD in RO DBT and is currently working on becoming a trainer. She has received training from Carolyn Becker, PhD in body image, PTSD, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Lori is currently co-chair for the DBT special interest group at the Academy for Eating Disorders. She is also an active member of the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, where she has been on the Program Selection Committee for both 2015 and 2016.
Lori has presented at the local, national, and international level on topics related to Eating Disorder Prevention, Wise Mind Eating, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Parenting.