The American Institute for Cognitive Therapy is an internationally recognized group of clinical psychologists and psychotherapists providing the highest quality cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression, anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, personality disorders, child and adolescent problems and family and marital problems.
In 1985 Dr. Leahy founded the Center for Cognitive Therapy and in 1990 he
established The American Institute for Cognitive Therapy. We have provided
successful, caring and highly professional treatment for thousands of patients.
The Director, Dr. Robert L. Leahy (B.A., M.S., Ph.D. Yale University), has authored
and edited 26 books on cognitive therapy and psychological processes and is the
of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (ABCT),
of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, Past President
of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and Clinical Professor of
Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical School. His books have been
translated into 20 languages. He has been featured in print and televised media
worldwide and is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop leader in conferences
throughout the world. Dr. Leahy is the Honorary Lifetime
President, New York City
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association and Distinguished Founding Fellow,
Diplomate, of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Leahy is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Cognitive Therapy.
He recently received the Aaron T. Beck Award for Outstanding Contributions in
You can read Dr. Leahy's Blog "Anxiety Free" at PsychologyToday.com and his blog on Huffington Post.
Our staff provide evaluations and treatment for psychological problems, state-of-the-art cognitive-behavioral therapy, and training for other professionals. Many members of our staff teach and supervise in graduate programs and medical schools in the New York City area and have authored research articles and chapters on cognitive-behavioral therapy.
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