Jan 19, 2010
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In this episode, R. Trent Codd, III, Ed.S., LPC, ACT interviews Dr. Judith Beck about:
JUDITH S. BECK, PhD BIOGRAPHY
S. Beck, Ph.D., is a world expert in Cognitive Behavior Therapy
author of the basic text in the field, Cognitive
Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond,
which has been translated into 20 languages. She is president of
the non-profit, Beck
Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in
Philadelphia, which she co-founded with her
T. Beck, M.D.,
in 1994. The Beck Institute is renowned nationally and
internationally as perhaps the premier training facility in
Cognitive Behavior Therapy for health and mental health
professionals and educators.
Dr. Beck is also Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. She travels extensively, nationally and internationally, to present on various applications of CBT. She has nearly 100 publications to her name, including professional books (Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems, the Oxford Textbook of Psychotherapy and Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders) and books for consumers (The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person and workbook, and The Complete Beck Diet for Life).
Dr. Beck currently divides her time among teaching and supervision, administration, clinical work, program development, research and writing. She is a founding fellow and past president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, a non-profit organization that certifies mental health professionals in cognitive therapy, and has been a consultant for several NIMH research studies.