The Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association is an interdisciplinary organization that promotes the practice of scientifically-based psychotherapy in the Philadelphia region. It has a long tradition of providing education, promoting dissemination, and facilitating networking among the local cognitive- and behaviorally-oriented community. The PBTA sponsors lectures, workshops, and discussions on clinical issues for the purpose of educating practitioners, clinical scientists, and the public on the effective practice of psychotherapy.
PBTA was honored to recognize Dr. Richard Heimberg from Temple University as its 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award winner. The award is given to individuals in the Philadelphia area who have made significant contributions to cognitive and behavioral psychology. Dr. Heimberg received his award in a ceremony at Arcadia University's Grey Towers Castle, where he presented some of his newest research on emotion regulation and social anxiety.
PBTA Board with 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Dr. Richard Heimberg
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