Christine A. Padesky, Ph.D., Co-Founder of Center for Cognitive Therapy in Huntington Beach, California is a Distinguished Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a leading CBT innovator. She has taught more than 450 workshops on 5 continents, provides consultation for therapists and mental health clinics worldwide (www.padesky.com) and develops audio CD & DVD therapist training materials (described at www.store.padesky.com). Her clear, organized presentations integrate theory, empiricism, creativity, audience interaction and practical skills.
Dr. Padesky received the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (BABCP)’s Most Influential International CBT Therapist award and the California Psychological Association’s Distinguished Contribution to Psychology award. In 2007 the Academy of Cognitive Therapy bestowed on her its Aaron T. Beck Award for her enduring contributions to the field. She is co-author of five books, including Mind Over Mood, 2nd Edition (2016) (www.mindovermood.com) now available in Dutch, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. This second edition was 2nd place winner of the 2016 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health Category. With over a million copies sold world-wide, the first edition was named the most influential CBT book of all time by BABCP. Dr. Padesky’s other books include Collaborative Case Conceptualization.
Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy is a leading international source for training, therapy, and resources in CBT.
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