Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Center for the Prevention of Suicide

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Schizophrenia Research

Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia

One of the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center’s main research foci is recovery-oriented cognitive therapy (CT-R) for individuals with persistent schizophrenia. As a fusion of the recovery movement’s spirit with cognitive therapy’s evidence base and know-how, CT-R is a collaborative treatment approach that prioritizes attainment of personally-set goals, removal of roadblocks, and engagement of individuals in their own psychiatric rehabilitation. Center efforts to advance recovery-oriented care for individuals with schizophrenia fall into three categories: basic research elucidating treatment targets, the development and validation of CT-R treatment protocols, and dissemination and implementation of CT-R continuity of care programing.

For more information about Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia, please visit the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center.



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NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship with Dr. Aaron T. Beck. Click here for information.