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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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Stream

Demonstration of Cognitive Therapy


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Topic Areas:
Clinical Demonstration
Category:
Pioneers of Psychotherapy
Faculty:
Aaron Beck
Duration:
00:59:00
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 15, 1995
Short Description:
Beck demonstrates how to establish a collaborative relationship with the patient.
Price:
$59.99

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DVD

Topic Areas:
Clinical Demonstration
Bundles:
Pioneers Bundle
Category:
Pioneers of Psychotherapy |  DVD
Faculty:
Aaron Beck
Duration:
00:59:00
Copyright:
Dec 15, 1995
Short Description:
Beck demonstrates how to establish a collaborative relationship with the patient.
Price:
$59.00

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The Evolution of Psychotherapy – 1985 Classics


Topic Areas:
Psychotherapy
Category:
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Press Products
Faculty:
Aaron Beck |  Albert Ellis |  Bruno Bettelheim |  Carl Rogers |  Carl Whitaker |  Cloe Madanes |  James Bugental |  James F. Masterson |  ....
Copyright:
Dec 04, 1985
Short Description:
This exciting, interactive 3-CD-ROM set features the most memorable workshop experiences from the very first Evolution conference!
Price:
$99.00

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DVD
DVD

EP13 Keynote 05 – Cognitive Therapy Past, Present, and Future Pathways – Aaron T. Beck, MD


Topic Areas:
Psychotherapy |  Keynote
Category:
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2013 |  DVD
Faculty:
Aaron Beck
Duration:
1 Hour
Copyright:
Dec 14, 2013
Short Description:
Interviewed by Judith Beck, PhD The discussion will center on the evolution of the cognitive model of psychopathology and psychotherapy since its earlier stage. The expansion of therapy has included a...
Price:
$59.00

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EP13 Keynote 05 – Cognitive Therapy Past, Present, and Future Pathways – Aaron T. Beck, MD (Audio Only)


Topic Areas:
Keynote |  Psychotherapy
Category:
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2013
Faculty:
Aaron Beck
Duration:
1 Hour 2 Minutes
Format:
Audio only
Original Program Date:
Dec 10, 2013
Short Description:
The discussion will center on the evolution of the cognitive model of psychopathology and psychotherapy since its earlier stage. The expansion of therapy has included all of the common disorders and m...
Price:
$20.00

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