Dr. Debaki Chakrabarti,  is a clinical psychologist who currently works at the Center for Motivation and Change.  She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy with individuals who have substance use and other compulsive disorders.  While Dr. Chakrabarti is involved in primarily clinical work at CMC, she enjoys being part of the research experience at HITLAB.  As a graduate student at Columbia University, she was engaged in research that examined helping behavior in the virtual world.  Dr. Chakrabarti has a Ph.D. from Columbia University and a BA from New York University.  While working on her Ph.D., she obtained an MS and MPhil.