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Joseph Keifer, PsyD, BSN

Dr. Joseph Keifer is a Postdoctoral Fellow and Licensed Psychologist. He received his doctorate in psychology (Psy.D.) from the Institute of Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University. He completed his two-year APA internship through Widener University at Capital Health Regional Medical Center and Philadelphia Community Treatment Teams (CTT). Joseph’s dissertation focused on the experiences of […]

Wendy Wild, PsyD

Wendy Wild, Psy.D. received her doctoral degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011. Learning, practicing, and teaching CBT have been her career goals since the onset of her graduate training. She completed two years of practicum, her predoctoral internship, and her postdoctoral residency under the supervision of Dr. Allen Miller, now the CBT […]

Robert Reiser, PhD

Robert Reiser, PhD is a licensed psychologist in California and a Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.  Dr. Reiser is a Beck Institute trained cognitive behavior therapist with a focus on supervising cases and treating individuals and families with complex and serious mental illnesses including schizophrenia, bipolar spectrum disorders and recurrent severe depression. He […]

Abby Adler Mandel, PhD

Abby Adler Mandel, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in the application of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for mood and anxiety disorders and suicidal ideation and behavior. Dr. Mandel earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from The Ohio State University and completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at the Boston Consortium in Clinical […]

Patrick McElwaine, PsyD

Dr. Patrick McElwaine is an Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology at Holy Family University and a faculty member at the Beck Institute. Dr. McElwaine has over 20 years of clinical experience in various settings including outpatient community mental health clinics, residential treatment facilities, primary care settings, clinical private practice, and inpatient treatment; with expertise in […]

Patrick D. Boyle, PsyD

Patrick D. Boyle, PsyD is currently a clinical psychologist for Community Behavioral Health in Philadelphia, an adjunct faculty member at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), and adjunct faculty at Beck Institute. Dr. Boyle has significant experience treating and conducting research with individuals diagnosed with substance abuse disorders and individuals diagnosed with serious mental […]

Elisa Payne, PhD

Dr. Elisa Payne is a Licensed Psychologist. She obtained her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Hofstra University and completed an APA-accredited internship at Bellevue Hospital Center. Elisa hopes to help individuals with schizophrenia live meaningful lives using Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy. Her research has mainly focused on negative symptoms, and her dissertation examined both cognitive and […]

Francesca Lewis-Hatheway, PsyD

Dr. Francesca Lewis-Hatheway is a Licensed Psychologist at the Center. She received her Psy.D. from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University and completed her clinical internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. From a clinical perspective, Francesca is interested in providing Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy to individuals with serious mental illness and disseminating evidence-based […]

Adam Rifkin, MA, LPC

Adam Rifkin received his M.A. in Professional Clinical Counseling from La Salle University where he focused his training on the implementation of Cognitive Therapy for populations with Substance Use Disorders and Serious Mental Illness. He completed his practicum and internship at Girard Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At this placement, he worked as both an […]

Paul M. Grant, PhD

Dr. Grant serves alongside Ellen Inverso, PsyD as Director of Beck Institute’s Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy. In conjunction with Dr. Aaron T. Beck, he is the co-developer of Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R), an active approach that focuses upon understanding and overcoming the challenges of serious mental illness in the context of a person’s pursuit […]

Ellen Inverso, PsyD

Dr. Inverso serves alongside Paul Grant, PhD as Director of Beck Institute’s Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy. She provides training and consultation to mental health care providers in Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) for individuals with serious mental illness. She is actively involved in collaborative efforts to infuse recovery into large systems of care and has […]

Nikolaos Kazantzis, PhD

Nikolaos Kazantzis, PhD, is currently an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology at the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Monash University, Australia. As a licensed psychologist, he has written several therapist guides and provided CBT workshops to professionals in 20 countries. He leads a cognitive behaviour therapy research lab that has produced over […]

Annie Yip, MSc, RMN

Annie Yip is a Senior Clinical Associate at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU). She is a Fellow of Academy of Cognitive Therapy and has been practicing Cognitive Therapy as a registered psychiatric nurse for over 12 years. Annie Yip has been running a Cognitive Therapy Clinic in The Integrative Health Clinic at HKPU since […]

Nicola Wright, Phd, C.Psych

Nicola Wright is a clinical psychologist on The Schizophrenia Program of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (ROHCG), Canada. Nicola engages in individual and group cognitive behavioral therapy for people who experience psychosis (CBTP). Nicola is a clinical professor with the school of psychology at the University of Ottawa. Given her passion for training and […]

Amy Wenzel, PhD, ABPP

Amy Wenzel, Ph.D., ABPP is a Beck Institute adjunct faculty member and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where she conducts research and writes treatment manuals in collaboration with Aaron T. Beck. She is the author or editor of 17 books, approximately 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and has five forthcoming […]

Michael A. Tompkins, PhD

Dr. Tompkins is a licensed psychologist, co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, and Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a Diplomate and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and an adjunct faculty member of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Tompkins […]

Donna Sudak, MD

Donna Sudak is Professor, Senior Associate Training Director and Director of Psychotherapy Training in the Department of Psychiatry at the Drexel University College of Medicine. She is a clinician-educator with a wealth of experience and multiple awards for her teaching. She has made a number of significant contributions to the literature in CBT education and […]

Rosanna Sposato, PsyD

Adjunct professor in La Salle University’s PsyD program in clinical psychology. University: La Salle University. Specialties: Anxiety, mood disorders, borderline personality disorder, substance use disorders, trauma.

Jesus Salas, PsyD

Jesús A. Salas, Psy.D. ACT is the Director of the Center for Integrative Psychotherapy PC, in Allentown, PA. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Andrés Bello Catholic University in Caracas, Venezuela, and his M.A. degree in Social Psychology from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Salas also holds a Master of Science and […]

Cory Newman, PhD ABPP

Cory F. Newman, Ph.D., is Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy, Professor of Psychology, in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and Adjunct Faculty at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Newman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a Founding Fellow of the […]

Elisa Nebolsine, LCSW

Elisa Nebolsine practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in McLean, Virginia, focusing exclusively on children and adolescents.  In addition to her clinical practice she consults with educational and mental health professionals on the use of CBT with children and adolescents. She serves as a clinical supervisor for the Beck Institute in Philadelphia, and is an adjunct faculty member at […]

Kevin Kuhlwein, PsyD

Kevin Kuehlwein, PsyD is a licensed psychologist and Certified Cognitive Therapist & Trainer who worked at the Center for Cognitive Therapy for about 25 years at the Beck Institute, where he remains on adjunct faculty.  He has taught at the undergraduate or graduate level since 1986, including the Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program at the […]

Teerakiat Jareonsettasin, MD

Dr. Teerakiat Jareonsettasin was senior consultant child psychiatrist at CAMHS, Colchester and honorary senior lecturer and consultant at Royal Free Hospital, University of London, UK. He is a highly experienced clinician using CBT for a wide range of psychological disorders especially OCD and Phobia. He is the first Thai Beck Supervisor who opens up opportunities for Thai therapists to access high – quality training in Beckian CBT by using […]

Marjan Holloway, PhD

Dr. Holloway is Adjunct Faculty at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Philadelphia, a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and an Associate Professor of Medical and Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Holloway completed her postdoctoral training at the Center […]

Robert D. Friedberg, PhD

Robert D. Friedberg, PhD., ABPP has spent his career working to improve the behavioral health of children and adolescents. He has cared for young patients in outpatient clinics, school-based programs, academic medical settings, inpatient units, residential treatment centers, and private practice. He is Board Certified in CBT, a founding fellow of the Academy of CT, […]

Dara Friedman-Wheeler, PhD

Dara G. Friedman-Wheeler, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology at Goucher College, in Baltimore, MD, where she teaches courses on psychological distress and disorder (abnormal psychology), health psychology, quantitative research methods, and emotion regulation, as well as serving as core faculty for Goucher’s public health minor.  She has experience working […]

Randy Fingerhut, PhD

Randy Fingerhut is an Associate Professor of Psychology at La Salle University in Philadelphia and an Adjunct Faculty member at the Beck Institute. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami and completed a Post-doctoral fellowship at The University of Pennsylvania Health System’s Center for Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Fingerhut is a Fellow of […]

Marci Fox, PhD

Marci G. Fox, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist, has been in private practice for almost 20 years and specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy with teens and adults. She has worked with the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Philadelphia for almost the same amount of time. As an Academy of Cognitive Therapy Certified Trainer/Consultant and […]

Amy Cunningham, PsyD

Amy Cunningham is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in the treatment of borderline personality disorder and suicide prevention. She works with Dr. Aaron Beck at the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania, where she provides intensive training in CBT to the therapists that serve Veterans who experience chronic homelessness. […]

Young Hee Choi, PhD, MD

Director, Mettaa Institute of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Schema Therapy, Seoul Clinical. University: Professor of Psychiatry, Paik Hospital of Inje University. Specialties: Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Schema Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.

Daniel Beck, LICSW

Daniel Beck is currently Director of the CBT and Social Work Training Initiative (CASTI) at the Boston University School of Social Work and teaches CBT in the MSW and Continuing Education Certificate programs. He received his MSW from Smith College School for Social Work in 1995, completed a two-year Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital […]

Daniella Cortez Cavenagh Ph.D., ABPP

Daniella Cortez Cavenagh, Ph.D., ABPP, is a clinical psychologist with a background in treating multi-diagnosed, trauma-exposed public sector medical patients. Dr. Cavenagh earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, completed a clinical internship at the Baltimore VA Medical Center, and a postdoctoral fellowship at Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Cavenagh began […]

Deborah Beck Busis, LCSW

Deborah Beck Busis, LCSW received her undergraduate and social work degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. She has treated clients with a wide variety of difficulties in community mental health but is now exclusively focused on helping clients lose weight and maintain their weight loss by directly teaching them cognitive and behavioral skills such as […]

Robert Hindman, PhD

Dr. Hindman is a licensed psychologist at the Beck Institute. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The Catholic University of America, where his research focused on stress, anxiety, and mindfulness. He developed two mindfulness focused stress reduction programs for his dissertation research. Dr. Hindman completed his clinical internship at the Coatesville VA medical […]

Francine Broder, PsyD

Dr. Broder is a licensed clinical psychologist on staff at the Beck Institute. In addition to treating adults with a wide range of mental health problems, Dr. Broder gives workshops in cognitive behavior therapy for treatment of depression, suicide prevention and disordered eating. Dr. Broder earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Philadelphia College […]

Norman Cotterell, PhD

Norman Cotterell, PhD, earned his A.B. in Psychology from Princeton University, his Ph.D. from the University of Delaware, and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania in 1990, under the direction of Dr. Aaron T. Beck. Dr. Cotterell is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive […]

Allen R. Miller, PhD, MBA

Allen R. Miller, Ph.D., M.B.A. is a seasoned clinician, trainer, and administrator who provides oversight to the training and clinical services at Beck Institute as the CBT Program Director. For over twenty-five years, he held leadership positions in a large integrated health system. Throughout his career, he has divided his time among administrative, clinical, and […]

Judith S. Beck, PhD

As President of the Beck Institute, Judith S. Beck, PhD, provides the vision and leadership to further our mission: to improve lives worldwide through excellence in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She is also Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania where she teaches second and third year psychiatric residents. She received her […]