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EP05 Topical Panel 01 - The History of Psychotherapy - Albert Bandura, Ph.D., Nicholas Cummings, Ph.D., Albert Ellis, Ph.D., Thomas Szasz, M.D.


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Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2005
Faculty:
Albert Bandura |  Nicholas Cummings |  Albert Ellis |  Thomas Szasz
Duration:
1 Hour 04 Minutes
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Original Program Date :
Dec 09, 2005
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Topical Panel 01 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 2005 - The History of Psychotherapy

Featuring Albert Bandura, PhD; Nicholas Cummings, PhD; Albert Ellis, PhD; and Thomas Szasz, MD

Moderated by Michael Munion, MA

 

Educational Objective: 

  1. To compare and contrast clinical and philosophical perspectives of experts. 

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Albert Bandura's Profile

Albert Bandura Related seminars and products: 18


ALBERT BANDURA, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology, Stanford University. He has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of  Medicine of the National Academy of Science. Dr. Bandura is a proponent of Self-Efficacy Theory. This theory and its diverse applications are presented in his recently published book, Self-Efficacy: The Exercise of Control. 

Bandura has been responsible for contributions to the field of education and to several fields of psychology, including social cognitive theory, therapy, and personality psychology, and was also of incluence in the transition between behaviorism and cognitive psychology. He is known as the originator of social learning theory (renamed the social cognitive theory) and the theoretical construct of self-efficacy, and is also responsible for the influential 1961 Bobo doll experiment. This Bobo doll experiment demonstrated the concept of observational learning.


Nicholas Cummings's Profile

Nicholas Cummings Related seminars and products: 15

PhD


Distinguished Professor, University of Nevada, Reno. President of the Cummings Foundation for Behavioral Health, Inc. Former president of the American Psychological Association and recipient of psychology's highest award, the Gold Medal for Lifetime Contributions to Practice. Dr. Cummings has founded over 20 organizations, including the California School of Professional Psychology, the National Academies of Practice, and the former American Biodyne, which remains America's only clinically driven behavioral health system. He is autlilor or editor of 38 books and over 400 referenced journal articles. 


Albert Ellis's Profile

Albert Ellis Related seminars and products: 67

PhD


Albert Ellis, PhD, was an American psychologist who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). He held M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology from Columbia University and American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). He also founded and was the President of the New York City-based Albert Ellis Institute for decades.

He is generally considered to be one of the originators of the cognitive revolutionary paradigm shift in psychotherapy and one of the founders of cognitive-behavioral therapies.[2]

Based on a 1982 professional survey of US and Canadian psychologists, he was considered as the second most influential psychotherapist in history (Carl Rogers ranked first in the survey; Sigmund Freud was ranked third).[3][4] Psychology Today noted, "No individual—not even Freud himself—has had a greater impact on modern psychotherapy."[5] 


Thomas Szasz's Profile

Thomas Szasz Related seminars and products: 44

MD


Thomas S. Szasz, (M.D., University of Cincinnati, 1944) was Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He was recipient of numerous awards, including the Humanist fo the Year Award from the American Humanist Association and the Distinguished Service Award from teh American Institute for Public Service. He has received a number of honorary doctorates and lectureships, and served on the editorial board or as consulting editor for ten journals.

Szasz has authored approximately 400 articles, book chapters, reviews, letters to the editor and columns. He has written 19 books.


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