Robert D. Friedberg, PhD

Robert D. Friedberg obtained his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology –San Diego and completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Cognitive Therapy-Newport Beach. He was the lead psychologist on the Cognitive Therapy Unit at Mesa Vista Hospital. Friedberg then joined the faculty of Wright State University School of Professional Psychology serving as Director of Internship Training and directing the Preventing Anxiety and Depression in Youth Program.  Subsequently, he joined the faculty of Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center heading the CBT Program for Children and Adolescents. In 2005, he was an Extra-Mural Scholar at the Beck Institute for CBT.  Currently, he is a tenured Full Professor and Director of the Center for the Study and Treatment of Anxious Youth at Palo Alto University. He is a Board Certified Diplomate (ABPP) in CBT and a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.  He is the author of eight books including Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents (with Jessica McClure).

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