Judith S. Beck PhD
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D., is President of Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, a non-profit organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The Beck Institute offers national and international training in CBT, certification of clinicians and accreditation of organizations. Dr. Beck is also clinical professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She divides her time among administration, supervision and teaching, clinical work, program development, research, and writing. She has presented hundreds of workshops nationally and internationally on various applications of cognitive therapy. Dr. Beck has written over 100 articles and chapters. She is the author of the primary text in the field, Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond, which has been translated into 20 languages. Her other books include Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems, Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders, the Oxford Textbook of Psychotherapy, and the Beck Diet Solution. The online CBT courses she has developed have been taken by people in 112 countries.