Director, CT-R Program

Ellen Inverso, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist currently practicing in Pennsylvania and is a co-developer of recovery-oriented cognitive therapy (CT-R). She has a national reputation for advocacy and dissemination of CT-R. In her work, she has created transformative CT-R programming for psychiatric inpatient units, programmatic residences, schools, and community teams, with special focus on adolescents and young adults, individuals engaging in extreme forms of self-injury, individuals considering transitions into the community following extended periods of institutionalization, and families. Dr. Inverso has also co-authored curricula for training peer specialists and expert trainers in CT-R. Along with Dr. Aaron T. Beck and colleagues, she is co-author of the book, Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Serious Mental Health Conditions, published in 2020 by Guilford Press.