Deborah Myers, MEd, LPCC-S
Associate Managing Director

Deborah Myers, MEd, LPCC-S, is the associate managing director at the Center for Evidence-Based Practices (CEBP) at Case Western Reserve University. In collaboration with the managing director, Deborah supervises CEBP customer implementation efforts and continuous quality improvement mechanisms that evaluate the EBP implementation and on-going assessments of program fidelity and provides feedback related to strategies and barriers associated with the implementation. She supervises account management as well as provides technical assistance (program consultation, clinical consultation, and training) to service systems and organizations that are implementing evidence-based practices, emerging best practices, and other strategies that improve quality of life and other outcomes for people diagnosed with severe mental illness and substance use disorders. The practices and strategies include the following:

  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
  • Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment (DDCAT)
  • Dual Diagnosis Capability in Mental Health Treatment (DDCMHT)
  • Supported Employment / Individual Placement and Support (SE/IPS)
  • Benefits Planning

Prior to joining the Center, Ms. Myers worked as a program manager in community behavioral healthcare, where she provided leadership for the implementation of the IDDT model as part of  the National Implementing Evidence-Based Practices Project, which was supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and coordinated by the Psychiatric Research Center of Dartmouth Medical School. Four Ohio organizations participated in this national project.

Ms. Myers is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), an international association of trainers in motivational interviewing. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Mental Health and a Master of Education in Agency & Community Counseling from the University of Toledo, in Toledo, Ohio.