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WCBCT 2010 Boston | World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Experience the World of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Boston June 2-5, 2010

Translating Science into Practice

The Sixth World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Boston University and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) have the pleasure of hosting the 6th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (WCBCT) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, June 2-5 in 2010.

The WCBCT is held every three years in various countries around the world. It provides an opportunity for cognitive and behavior researchers and clinicians from all corners of the globe to meet, discuss common problems, exchange ideas, and further develop the science of evidence based cognitive and behavioral treatments.

The 2010 WCBCT will cover a range of diverse themes including: addictive disorders, aging, anxiety disorders, behavioral medicine, bipolar disorder, child and adolescent problems, basic processes (e.g., information processing, neuroimaging, neuropsychology), depression, developmental disabilities, issues of diversity (e.g., women and gender, cross-cultural, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender), eating disorders, marital and family relationships, OCD and related disorders, personality disorders and challenging  behavior, psychosis, sexual problems, therapist training and supervision, trauma, therapy context and delivery, translational research and dissemination.

The conference will feature symposia, workshops, master clinician series and key note addresses from leading experts in the world including, David H. Barlow, Paula Barrett, Aaron T. Beck, Susan Bogels, Kelly Brownell, Dianne Chambless, David A. Clark, David M. Clark, Francesco Colom, Michelle Craske, Michael Davis, Peter de Jong, Anke Ehlers, Paul Emmelkamp, Christopher Fairburn, Mark Freeston, Philippa Garety, Kurt Hahlweg, Steven Hayes, Steven Hollon, Terry Keane, Marsha Linehan, G. Alan Marlatt, Richard McNally, Charles Morin, Ricardo Munoz, Tom Ollendick, Jacqueline B. Persons, Michael Petronko, Antonio Pinto, Gregory Quirk, Winfried Rief, Jeffrey Young and Antonette Zeiss.

Congress Venue

The Congress will be held at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Boston University is one of the largest private universities in the United States, with approximately 30,000 students enrolled in 16 Schools and Colleges of the university. The campus spans 1.5 miles along the Charles River, stretching from Kenmore Square (the site of the Boston Red Sox’s playing field at Fenway Park) down to its new Student Village and state-of-the-art Agganis Arena and Fitness and Recreation Center.