Arnold A. Lazarus is a professor of psychology, therapist, author, lecturer, and clinical innovator. A figure in the field of modern psychological therapy, he originated the term "Behavior Therapy" in the professional literature and went on to develop Multimodal Therapy, an effective form of cognitive-behavior therapy.
The author of 18 books and hundreds of scholarly and scientific publications, Arnold Lazarus’ honors include the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Psychologist Award, and Distinguished Professional Contributions Award; the Distinguished Service Award from the American Board of Professional Psychology; and the first Annual Cummings PSYCHE Award.
A Distinguished Professor Emeritus from Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Arnold Lazarus previously served on the faculties of Stanford University, Temple University Medical School, and Yale University. Currently the Executive Director of The Lazarus Institute, Arnold Lazarus has maintained an active psychotherapy practice since 1959.