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Aaron Beck, MD


Dr. Aaron T. Beck, M.D. is University Professor of Psychiatry (Emeritus) in the Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center. Based on his research on the psychological processes involved in depression and other disorders, he developed and tested Cognitive Therapy (also known as Cognitive Behavior Therapy), the most widely used form of psychotherapy in the world. He has personally trained large numbers of professionals in this specialized approach and helped to form centers for Cognitive Therapy throughout the world, devoted to both research and serving countless numbers of patients. Starting in 2007, he has directed the Beck Initiative partnership in collaboration with Arthur Evans, former Commissioner of Mental Health of Philadelphia, serving the Medicaid patients in the city. He and his group have been training providers, offering services to the most disadvantaged individuals in the city and state: severely mentally ill individuals confined to hospitals and jails, and also the homeless.

For several decades, Beck conducted research on the psychological and social factors involved in schizophrenia and developed a humanistic approach involved in activating the individual’s latent goals, motivations, and capacities, and has helped to restore large numbers to meaningful lives. His innovative approach in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania has now been extended to other states such as Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Utah. In collaboration with the National Association of State Commissioners of Mental Health, he and his Center have started to disseminate his approach throughout the country. In addition, he and his team are working with Gary Gottlieb, Chief Executive Officer of Partners in Health to adapt cognitive therapy to the needs of individuals in 27 developing countries.

Beck has described his work extensively in 637 publications, including 24 books. He has been named by Medscape as one of the 50 Most Influential Physicians in History: 20th on the list and 1st among the living. He has received the 2006 Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research, which “transformed the understanding and treatment” of mentally ill individuals, the 2006 National Academy of Medicine: Lienhard Award for the advancement of health services, the 2013 Kennedy Community Health Award, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness Lifetime Achievement Award (June, 2017).

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EP95 Supervision Panel 5 - Beck, Kernberg and Zeig


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Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1995
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Aaron Beck, MD |  Otto Kernberg, MD |  Jeffrey Zeig, PhD
Duration:
55:31
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Original Program Date:
Dec 15, 1995
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Supervision Panel 5 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1995 - Beck, Kernberg and Zeig Educational Objective: To compare and contrast clinical and philosophical perspectives of experts.
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EP95 WS27 - Cognitive Therapy with the Difficult Problems - Aaron Beck, M.D.


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Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1995
Faculty:
Aaron Beck, MD
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1 Hour 22 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 16, 1995
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The focus of this workshop is on problems in therapy: overdependency, ''negative transference,'' acting out, therapeutic impasse and resistance. The same dysfunctional beliefs that maintain psychologi...
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EP95 WS33 - Cognitive Therapy of Couples' Problems - Aaron Beck, M.D.


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Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1995
Faculty:
Aaron Beck, MD |  Judith Beck, PhD
Duration:
2 Hours 34 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 17, 1995
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Strategies developed in cognitive therapy of depression are readily applied to couples' problems. Assessment of conflicting perspectives, thinking disorder, escalation of distortions and cognitive int...
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EP05 Keynote 03 - The Place of Cognitive Therapy Today - Aaron Beck, M.D.


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Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2005
Faculty:
Aaron Beck, MD
Duration:
1 Hour 3 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 11, 2005
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EP05 Keynote 03 - The Place of Cognitive Therapy Today - Aaron Beck, M.D. Dr. Beck will provide a perspective on the evolution and the place of cognitive therapy today. He will compare standard cognit...
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EP17 Keynote 07 - New Breakthroughs in Cognitive Therapy: Applications to the Severely Mentally Ill - Aaron Beck, MD and Judith Beck, PhD


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Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2017 |  Evolution of Psychotherapy CBT Learning Track |  Online Continuing Education
Faculty:
Aaron Beck, MD |  Judith Beck, PhD
Duration:
56:33
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Original Program Date:
Dec 16, 2017
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EP17 Keynote 07 - New Breakthroughs in Cognitive Therapy: Applications to the Severely Mentally Ill - Aaron Beck, MD and Judith Beck, PhD According to a recent survey, Cognitive Therapy is now the le...
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