Robert L Leahy   Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry

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Dr. Robert L. Leahy (B.A., M.S., Ph.D. Yale University) completed a Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, Dept of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School where he worked closely with Dr. Aaron T. Beck the founder of Cognitive Therapy. He has authored and edited 27 books on cognitive therapy and psychological processes and is the Past-President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (ABCT), Past-President of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, Past-President of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill-Cornell Medical School. His books have been translated into 21 languages. He is the recipient of the Aaron Beck Award for outstanding contributions in CBT. He is the Director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy. He has been featured in print and televised media worldwide and is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop leader in conferences throughout the world. Dr. Leahy is the Honorary Life-time President, New York City Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association and Distinguished Founding Fellow, Diplomate, of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. His most recent books are The Science and Practice of Cognitive Therapy, Emotional Schema Therapy: Distinctive Features, and The Jealousy Cure. He is currently completing a book for clients on emotional processing: Don't Believe Everything You Feel.
  • cognitive therapy, depression, anxiety, emotional processing

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  • rol2001@med.cornell.edu