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CBT Radio

Aug 22, 2016

Episode # 44

Running Time: 52:30

Podcast relevance: Professionals

In this episode, R. Trent Codd, III, Ed.S., interviews Donna Sudak, MD about training and supervising psychiatric residents. Some of the items they discuss in this episode include:

  • Historical overview of psychiatry training in evidence-based practice
  • Problems with current training protocols in psychiatry
  • Key suggestions for trainers of psychiatric residents to maximize their learning of CBT
  • Obstacles to effective CBT training along with solutions
  • Key findings in the supervision literature


Donna Sudak, MD Bio

Donna M. Sudak, M.D., is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Sudak is Director of Psychotherapy Training, and lectures widely about topics in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, including topics such as Cognitive Conceptualization, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and training residents in Psychiatry in Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Sudak is a graduate of the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and completed her Psychiatry residency at the University of Washington. She has made a number of significant contributions to the literature in CBT education.

In addition to her teaching responsibilities at Drexel University College of Medicine, Dr. Sudak is an adjunct faculty member at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research and teaches residents at Albert Einstein and Thomas Jefferson University. She has a private practice in Philadelphia. She has an active research interest in psychiatric education, and has played a major role in developing suggested curricula and guidelines for resident competency in Cognitive Therapy.


Episode-related links and resources:


Teaching and Supervising CBT


Teaching and Supervising CBT


Forthcoming Training:


Empirically Supported Educational Methods: Effective Tools to Teach CBT

R. Trent Codd, III, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Center of WNC, P.A.

Donna Sudak, Friends Hospital

Leslie Sokol, Academy of Cognitive Therapy

Marci Fox, Academy of Cognitive Therapy

Oct 28, 2016

ABCT Annual Convention - NYC


Teaching and Supervising CBT

Donna Sudak

Feb 6-8, 2017

Beck Institute