Jul 31 2008

Aaron Beck: Co-founder of the Cognitive Therapy Model

Published by at 2:00 pm under Counseling & Psychotherapy

Aaron Beck, along with Albert Ellis, is considered a founder of the cognitive therapy model. Beginning his work in the 1960’s, Beck has had a profound on the assessment and treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.

He created several personality assessments which are still used today, including the:

More on these inventories and the cognitive therapy strategies in future posts.

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