Elliot D. Cohen Ph.D.

Elliot D. Cohen Ph.D.

Elliot D. Cohen (Ph.D. Brown University) is one of the principal founders of philosophical counseling in the United States. He is founder and editor of International Journal of Applied Philosophy and International Journal of Philosophical Practice; ethics editor of Free Inquiry Magazine; co-founder and Executive Director of the National Philosophical Counseling Association (NPCA); and President of the Institute of Critical Thinking:  National Center for Logic-Based Therapy. Author of twenty five books and numerous articles in philosophical counseling, applied philosophy, and professional ethics, his books include, The Theory and Practice of Logic-Based Therapy, The Dutiful Worrier: How to Stop Compulsive Worry without Feeling Guilty (New Harbinger), The New Rational Therapy: Thinking Your Way to Serenity, Success, and Profound Happiness (Prometheus), What Would Aristotle Do? Self-Control through the Power of Reason (Prometheus), The Virtuous Therapist: Ethical Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy (with Gale Cohen) (Wadsworth), Philosophers at Work: Issues and Practice of Philosophy (Wadsworth), Caution: Faulty Thinking Can Be Harmful to Your Happiness (Trace-Wilco). Dr. Cohen's books and articles have been translated into several languages, including Chinese, Korean, German, and Italian.  He has been interviewed by the New York Times Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, and the London Observer, among other national and international venues.

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