Über den Autor
The editor of Practicing Cognitive Therapy: A Guide to Interventions, Robert L. Leahy, was educated at Yale University (B.A., M.S., Ph.D.), and at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, where he worked with Dr. Aaron Beck. He has taught at the New School for Social Research, New York University, and Hofstra University, and is currently Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Cornell University Medical College. In 1985, Dr. Leahy founded the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy in New York City. Director of the Institute since its inception, he is also editor of the Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy and author of Cognitive Therapy: Basic Principles and Applications.
The practice of cognitive therapy is used with substance abuse, marital conflict, sexual dysfunction, panic disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders, paranoid delusional disorders, and a variety of other affective, anxiety, and personality disorders. This volume shows therapist why the method works and how to apply it.