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Cory F. Newman, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Center for Cognitive Therapy, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Center for Cognitive Therapy
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Psychiatry, 2nd floor
3535 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309
Office: (215) 898-3466
Fax: (215) 898-1865
Education:
B.A.
University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude), 1981.
M.A. (Psychology)
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1983.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1987.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Fellow and Trainee in Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Therapy, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1987-1990.
Certifications
American Board of Professional Psychology, Diplomate, Behavioral Psychology, 1998.
Founding Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy, 1999.
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Description of Research Expertise

Psychotherapy process and outcome research -- cognitive-behavioral therapy protocol supervisor and therapist.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Cognitive therapy for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, substance abuse, and couples/family issues. Prolific and expert clinical supervisor.

Description of Other Expertise

Trained classical pianist. Often concludes international lectures with a piano recital (e.g., an all-Chopin program following three days of cognitive therapy lectures in Warsaw, Poland, May 2007; performed John Adams's "China Gates" after delivering lectures in Hong Kong, January, 2010; performed works by Debussy and Ravel following lecture delivered in Quebec, Canada, May 2012).

Selected Publications

Newman, C.F.: "Core competencies in cognitive-behavioral therapy: Becoming an effective cognitive-behavioral therapist." Routledge. Routledge, July 2012.

Newman, Cory F.: When clients' morbid avoidance and chronic anger impede their response to cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 18: 350-361, 2011.

Newman, Cory F.: Competency in conducting cognitive-behavioral therapy: Foundational, functional, and supervisory aspects. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training. Charles J. Gelso (eds.). American Psychological Association, 47(1): 12-19, March 2010.

Newman, C.F.: Substance use disorders. Cognitive Therapy for Complex and Comorbid Depression: Assessment and Treatment. M.A. Whisman (eds.). New York: Guilford Press. Page: 233-254, 2008.

Newman, C.F.: The therapeutic relationship in cognitive therapy with difficult-to-engage patients. The therapeutic relationship in the cognitive behavioral psychotherapies. P. Gilbert, & R.L. Leahy (eds.). London, U.K.: Routledge-Brunner. Page: 165-184, 2007.

Newman, C.F.: Reducing the risk of suicide in patients with bipolar disorder: Interventions and safeguards. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 12: 76-88, 2005.

Newman, C.F., & Fingerhut, R.: Avoidant personality disorder. Concise Oxford Textbook of Psychotherapy. G. Gabbard, J. Beck, and J. Holmes (eds.). Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Newman, C.F., Leahy, R., Beck, A.T., Reilly-Harrington, N., & Gyulai, L.: Bipolar disorder: A Cognitive therapy approach. Washington, DC: APA Books, 2001.

Newman, C.F.: Cognitive therapy of borderline personality disorder. Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook VandeCreek, L. (eds.). Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press, 16: 17-37, 1998.

Ellis, T., & Newman, C.F.: Choosing to live: How to defeat suicide through cognitive therapy. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 1996.

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