Donald Meichenbaum, PhD
Donald Meichenbaum, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario and Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention (www.melissainstitute.org). He is one of the founders of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and was voted “one of the ten most influential psychotherapists of the century” by North American clinicians in a survey reported in the American Psychologist. He has written numerous books including: Cognitive Behavior Modification: An Integrative Approach, considered a classic in the field; Pain and Behavioral Medicine, Nurturing Independent Learners, and Roadmap to Resilience : A Guide for Military, Trauma Victims and Their Families. Dr. Meichenbaum received a Lifetime Research Award from the Clinical Division of APA. His recent article on “Spotting HYPE in psychotherapy” was chosen as the most valuable contribution in the general field of psychotherapy. He has presented in all 50 U.S. states and internationally. He has been involved in the aftermath of both natural disasters and various incidents of interpersonal violence Dr. Meichenbaum has presented programs in all 50 states and internationally. He has presented for J&K on 6 previous occasions. His workshops and presentations are noted for their blend of scholarship and clinical perspicacity, humor and humanity. See his multiple presentations on www.melissainstitute.org/scientific-articles-by-author.