About the Center Director . . .
The Cognitive Therapy Center of New York is directed by Jeffrey Young, Ph. D.
Dr. Young is a psychologist who received his undergraduate training at Yale University, and his Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving his doctorate, he served as Director of Research and Training at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania with Dr. Aaron Beck.
Dr. Young is New York's leading authority on cognitive therapy. He is an internationally-recognized lecturer on this approach, and has trained thousands of cognitive therapists throughout the world. He also serves on the faculty at Columbia University in the Department of Psychiatry, where he teaches cognitive therapy.
Dr. Young has many publications, including a popular self-help book on changing life patterns, Reinventing Your Life. He is also co-author of a major psychotherapy outcome study evaluating the effectiveness of cognitive therapy.
Dr. Young has appeared on television and radio programs, including Good Morning America, Oprah, and CBS This Morning. He has also been featured in the New York Times, Self, USA Today, the Washington Post, and many other publications.
Click here to read a brief quote by Dr. Young from a New York Times article about Dr. Beck and cognitive therapy.