Welcome to the Tampa Bay Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Nancy Gordon, Founder
Nancy Gordon, Founder

The Road to Dialectical Behavior Therapy

From Nancy Gordon, Founder of TBC for CBT

My quest to provide exceptional, quality mental health care started with the phenomenal training I received during my MSW education and internships at U. Denver, Simmons and McLean Hospital in 1983-1985.  There, I was exposed to the best clinical education, and cutting edge programs and supervisors.

I had the good fortune to be able to continue to grow professionally while working alongside some of the most remarkable doctors, social workers and psychologists I’ve ever met at the Brattleboro Retreat in Brattleboro, VT.  Due to the liberal continuing education funding we were allowed, and because the Retreat was a renowned center for providing continuing education programs I was privy to be able to enhance my learning to a degree that is unmatched by most of my peers.  In 1996 I attended a one-day orientation to Dialectical Behavior Therapy that was being provided in an adolescent state-run program in Massachusetts.  Continue Reading…



Nancy, I can’t thank you enough for all the help you have given both of us.  My life is in a great place, no matter what is going on.  I don’t have any complaints and whatever issues that may arise,

Letter from a graduate

Years ago I met Nancy Gordon, LCSW while she was speaking about Dialectical Behavior Therapy for those who suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder.  Since that time, I have had the distinct honor of being trained to provide DBT in my

A gifted counselor, consultant, and trainer