Hanneke (J.P.A.) van Leeuwen works as a Clinical Psychologist at Vincent van Gogh for Mental Health Care. Within the institution she has a major role in setting up and developing the DBT program, including the implementation of the blended DBT aftercare module and DBT for people with emotion regulation problems and a genetic syndrome. In addition to her clinical activities, she is also a PhD candidate and she conducts research into, among other things, the association between the degree of (received) criticism and following a DBT (network) training and the feasibility and effectiveness of (a blended) DBT skills training in people with disabilities. Neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1).