• Florida Licensed Social Worker SW 7952
  • Qualified Supervisor for Florida Registered Interns and MSW students.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Cum Laude University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass. 1980
  • Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston, Mass.  1984
  • Intensively trained in DBT 1998
  • DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician™  2015


Nancy Gordon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Qualified Supervisor who has over 35 of experience working with children, teens, adults and families in hospital, DJJ, residential and Community Mental Health Center outpatient settings. She received her MSW in Boston, lived and worked in Vermont for 30 years and was recruited to the Tampa Bay Area in 2005.  For the majority of the last 21 years, Nancy served as Clinical Director to several programs in Vermont and Florida. She has been supervising and training staff and students for over 30 years. Nancy is an accomplished speaker, presenter and trainer locally and nationally on a wide range of clinical topics.

Nancy completed the Intensive Training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in 1998, was the first Linehan Board Certified Clinician in Florida in 2015 and has helped train and implement DBT programs in many settings. She is nationally known for her work in adapting DBT to adolescents and had input into the adaptation of DBT to Adolescents, published by Alec Miller and Jill Rathus. She is a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist who has specialized in treating the most seriously disturbed adolescents and their families on all types of issues, including suicidal and self-harming behaviors, anger and behavioral problems, substance abuse, eating disorders, anxiety and social problems, mood disorders, school problems, ADHD, and parent training and she is trained in an array of evidence-based therapy models, such as Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, Exposure Response Psychotherapy for anxiety disorders, and Behavioral Activation for Depressive disorders, Compassion Focused Therapy and others.

In 2010 Nancy founded Tampa Bay Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TBCforCBT) which is a private practice and training center for new therapists, that provides outpatient evidence-based CBT and DBT therapy for adults and adolescents.  She also provides clinical supervision for registered interns and MSW students, and agency or community consultations and trainings.  Her mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and their families by providing access to effective, evidence-based behavioral health treatment.  Her vision is to provide exceptional training, consultation and therapy to clients, therapists and agencies. TBCforCBT offers one of the only fully adherent DBT programs in the Tampa Bay area.


Nancy Gordon