Webinar: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Anxious Youth in the Era of Health Care Reform with Robert Friedberg, Ph.D., ABPP

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 12:00pm


PowerPoint Presentation from the Webinar

Dr. Robert Friedberg’s research covers a broad range of topics within cognitive therapy: from anxiety in the family to the use of rap music in therapy with adolescents. Dr. Friedberg’s primary focus in both research and practice is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and youth. In the midst of healthcare changes and reform he will share his thoughts about treating youth with anxiety.


Thursday, December 12, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Pacific Time
via WebEx

About the Speaker
Robert Friedberg, Ph.D., ABPP
Professor, Palo Alto University
Director of the Center for the Study and Treatment of Anxious Youth (CSTAY)

Robert D. Friedberg, Ph.D., ABPP, received his BA from Hiram College, an MA in Clinical Psychology from the University of Dayton and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology-San Diego. He is a board certified Diplomat in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. From 1994-2003, he was on the faculty of the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology where he was also Director of Internship Training. Immediately prior to joining the PAU faculty, Dr. Friedberg was on faculty at the Penn State University Milton Hershey Medical Center/College of Medicine where he directed the Cognitive Behavioral Clinic for Children and the Postdoctoral Psychology Training Program.

Dr. Friedberg’s research spans the broad areas of cognitive therapy with anxious children and adolescents, the use of innovative methods such as improvisational theatre, film and rap music in CBT with youth, and prevention of emotional problems in children of deployed military personnel. His clinical interests include cognitive behavioral therapy with children, adolescents, and families experiencing anxiety, stress, and performance issues.