Invited Speakers

WCBCT 2010 Boston | World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

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

Invited Speakers

Invited Keynote Speakers

Aaron T. Beck (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

A Conversation Period

Paula Barrett (The University of Queensland, Australia)

Building Resilience in Families and School Communities – Quo Vadis?

David H. Barlow (Boston University, USA)

Opening Address: Cognitive Behavior Therapy in 2010: An Interim Report and Future Directions

Invited Address: Dissemination: The (Multi) Billion Dollar Challenge: Are We Getting It Right?

Susan Bögels (University of Maastricht, the Netherlands)

The Role of Fathers in the Aetiology and Treatment of Childhood Anxiety Disorders

Kelly Brownell (Yale University, USA)

Is There the Courage to Change the World’s Diet?

Dianne Chambless (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Anxiety and Couples: For Better or for Worse

David A. Clark (University of New Brunswick, Canada)

Too Much in the Head: A Paradoxical Look at Obsessions

David M. Clark (Institute of Psychiatry at Kings College London, UK)

Social Phobia: Cognitive Theory and Therapy

Francesco Colom (Bipolar Disorders Program, Clinical Institute of Neuroscience, Spain)

Psychotherapy: From Iatrogenia to an Evidence-Based Medical Treatment

Michelle Craske (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)

Optimizing Learning During Exposure Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Michael Davis (Emory University, USA)

Novel Ways to Combine Medication with Psychotherapy: Improving Extinction Learning During Psychotherapy

Peter de Jong (University of Groningen, the Netherlands)

The “Unconscious” and Psychopathology: New Insights from Implicit Cognition Research and their Clinical Implications.

Anke Ehlers (Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK)

A Cognitive Approach to Understanding and Treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Paul Emmelkamp (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The State of the Art

Christopher Fairburn (Oxford University, UK)

Transdiagnostic CBT: Potential Strengths and Weaknesses

Mark Freeston (Newcastle University, UK)

Clinical Supervision – Art or Science?

Philippa Garety (Institute of Psychiatry, UK)

The Future of CBT for Psychosis: Theory, Research Findings and Implications for New Therapy Developments

Kurt Hahlweg (Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany)

Strengthening Couples: Dissemination of Interventions for the Treatment and Prevention of Couple Distress

Steven C. Hayes (University of Nevada, USA)

How Do We Create a More Progressive Discipline? Turtles, Hares, and Transdiagnostic Processes

Steven Hollon (Vanderbilt University, USA)

Cognitive Behavior Therapy in the Treatment and Prevention of Depression

Terry Keane (National Center for PTSD, Boston VA Healthcare System and Boston University, USA)

Trauma, War, and Terrorism: Recent Findings in the Treatment of PTSD.

Marsha Linehan (University of Washington, USA)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for BPD: an Overview of the Data

G. Alan Marlatt (University of Washington, USA)

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviors

Richard McNally (Harvard University, USA)

New Frontiers in the Experimental Psychopathology of Anxiety Disorders

Charles Morin (Laval University, Canada)

CBT for Primary and Comorbid Insomnia:  New Trends in Treatment Development and Dissemination

Ricardo F. Munoz (University of California, San Francisco, USA)

Evidence-Based Internet Interventions: Toward the Global Application of Behavioral and Cognitive Approaches.

Tom Ollendick (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA)

Treatment of Phobic and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Where To From Here 

Jacqueline B. Persons (San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, USA)

Case Formulation-Driven Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

Michael Petronko (Rutgers University, USA)

Developmental Disabilities: In Search of Practice Based on Evidence, a 40 year Sojourn

Antonio Pinto (Department of Mental Health of the Province of Naples, Italy)

CBT of Psychosis: Historical Evolution and Current Approaches

Gregory Quirk (University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Puerto Rico)

Overcoming our Fears: Neural Mechanisms of Extinction

Winfried Rief (Phillips University-Marburg, Germany)

Psychological Interventions in Medical Conditions: Advances of Behavioral Medicine

Jeffrey Young (Cognitive Therapy Center of New York, USA)

New Advances in Schema Therapy for Personality Disorders

Antonette M. Zeiss (VA Central Office in Washington, DC, USA)

Integrated Health Care for an Aging Population: CBT As a Component of Comprehensive Care For Older Adults

 

Pre-Congress Workshops

Jonathan Abramowitz (University of North Carolina, USA)

Treating OCD: How to Supercharge Exposure Therapy with the Latest Cognitive Techniques (with Maureen Whittal)

Donald H. Baucom (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA)

Cognitive-Behavioral Couple Therapy: Attending to the Relationship and the Individual

Robert J. DeRubeis (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Maximizing the Impact of Cognitive Therapy for Depression: Insights from Clinical Practice, Supervision and Research

Giovanni Fava (State University of New York at Buffalo, USA and University of Bologna, Italy)

Well-Being Therapy. An Introductory Course

Christopher Fairburn (Oxford University, UK)

Transdiagnostic CBT: Potential Strengths and Weaknesses

Joseph Greer (Williams College; Mass. General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA)

Applications of CBT for Depression and Anxiety in Medically-ill Populations (with Steven Safren)

Sheri Johnson (University of Miami, USA)

Empirically Supported Interventions for Bipolar Disorder: Psychoeducational and Cognitive Strategies

Philip C. Kendall (Temple University, USA)

Treating Anxiety Disorders in Youth: Clinical Procedures Informed by Developmental, Cognitive, Behavioral, and Family Literatures

Robert L. Leahy (American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, USA)

Using the Therapeutic Relationship in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Marsha Linehan (University of Washington, USA)

Mindfulness, Willingness and Radical Acceptance: Translating Zen Practices into Behavioral Skills

Peter Monti (Brown University, USA)

Translational Research on Craving:  Where Have We been?   Where Are We Going?

Tom Ollendick (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA)

Recent Advances in the Assessment and Treatment of Phobic and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Christine Padesky (Center for Cognitive Therapy, USA)
John Piacentini (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)

Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics in Children and Adolescents (with Douglas Woods)

Patricia A. Resick (National Center for PTSD, Boston VA Healthcare System and Boston University, USA)
Steven A. Safren (Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA)

Applications of CBT for Depression and Anxiety in Medically-ill Populations (with Joseph Greer)

Paul Salkovskis (Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK)

Treating Health Anxiety Using CBT: Not the Worried Well, Rather the Walking Wounded

Zindel V. Segal (University of Toronto, Canada)

Mindfulness and Relapse Prophylaxis in Mood Disorders

Nick Tarrier (University of Manchester, UK)

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders. What is Achievable?

Adrian Wells (University of Manchester, UK)

Metacognitive Therapy: Applications to Treating PTSD and Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Maureen Whittal (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Treating OCD: How to Supercharge Exposure Therapy with the Latest Cognitive Techniques (with Jon Abramowitz)

Douglas W. Woods (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA)

Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics in Children and Adolescents (with John Piacentini)

Jeffrey Young (Cognitive Therapy Center of New York, USA)

Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

 

Master Clinicians

In Master Clinician presentations, the clinician typically describes the treatment of a specific case and presents video-taped sessions. Master Clinician presentations are ticketed events to ensure a smaller audience of no more than 45 or 50 people and to facilitate discussion.

Nader Amir (San Diego State University, USA)

Modification of Attention Bias: A Novel Treatment for Anxiety Disorders 

Arnoud Arntz (University of Maastricht, the Netherlands)

Schema Therapy for Borderline Persoanlity Disorder

Judith S. Beck (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

A Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Weight Loss and Maintenance

Thomas Borkovec (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Miracle Cures Do Happen: Two Examples from a Cognitive Therapy Session and an Interpersonal/Emotional Processing Session

Andrew Christensen (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)

Acceptance and Change in Couple Therapy

Marc Dadds (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Beyond Behavioral Parent Training: Making Family Interventions Really Work for Young Conduct Problem Children.

Raymond DiGiuseppe (St. John’s University, USA)

A Comprehensive Treatment for Anger Problems with Adolescents

Keith Dobson (University of Calgary, Canada)

Working with Negative Cognition’s in Depression: Evidence-based and Utility-based Strategies for Cognitive Change

Philippa Garety (Institute of Psychiatry, UK)

New Ways of Working with Delusions

W. Kim Halford (University of Queensland, Australia)

Three Exciting New Ways to Make Cognitive Behavioural Couple Therapy Work Better

Philip C. Kendall (Temple University, USA)

The Clinical Side of CBT for Anxious Youth: Tips from the Trenches

David J. Miklowitz (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA)

The Role of the Family in the Course and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Kim T. Mueser (Dartmouth Medical School, USA)

Illness/Wellness Management and Recovery for Severe Mental Illness: Current Status and Future Directions?

Jacqueline B. Persons (San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, USA)

Developing and Using a Case Formulation to Guide Treatment

Ron Rapee (Macquarie University, Australia)

Treatment of Anxious Children in a Group Format

Patricia A. Resick (National Center for PTSD, Boston VA Healthcare System and Boston University, USA)
Juan Jose Sanchez-Sosa (National University of Mexico, Mexico)

Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Disadvantaged Participants with Chronic Medical Conditions

Jason Satterfield (University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, USA)

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for the Beginning of the End of Life: Interventions for Chronic, Progressive Illness

Bonnie Spring (Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, USA)

Treatment of Multiple Health Risk Behaviors: Poor Quality Diet, Inactivity, Smoking

Adrian Wells (University of Manchester, UK)

Metacognitive Therapy with Adult Anxiety: Case Formulation and Meta-Level Change Strategies