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Dr. Greenberg received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois in 1985. At Northwestern, Dr. Greenberg conducted specialized research on depression and anxiety, and has published numerous professional articles on these topics.
After earning his Ph.D., Dr. Greenberg completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. At the University, he studied Cognitive Therapy with its founder Aaron T. Beck, M.D. Dr. Beck is one of the world's most respected experts in the treatment of depression and anxiety. After his Post-Doctoral training, Dr. Greenberg was invited by Dr. Beck to become a faculty member of the Center, and served as Dr. Beck's Director of Research. In 1989, Dr. Greenberg and Dr. Beck published an article in the Journal of
Dr. Zaken-Greenberg earned a Masters Degree in General Experimental Psychology from Florida Atlantic University in 1980. At that time, her research specialty was children’s memory. She then worked for two years as a staff research associate at Northwestern University studying children’s memory and learning. Dr. Zaken-Greenberg then attended the University of Florida where she earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. Her dissertation involved researching the effectiveness of family therapy training techniques. Dr. Zaken-Greenberg had several sub-specialties during her training, including marital and family therapy, sex therapy, group therapy, and child/adolescent/adult therapy. Her therapy modalities were cognitive-behavioral therapy, structural family therapy, and personal construct psychotherapy. In addition to her training in therapy, Dr. Zaken-Greenberg also developed a specialty in psychological and neuropsychological diagnostic testing and evaluation. As part of
her doctoral training, Dr. Zaken-Greenberg completed a clinical internship at the Veteran’s Administration in Gainesville, with specializations in psychological and neuropsychological evaluations, alcohol and substance abuse, sex therapy, oncology and health psychology, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She also trained at Shands Teaching Hospital on the Children’s Inpatient Diabetes Project Unit.
After earning her Ph.D., Dr. Zaken-Greenberg completed a Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology at the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute of the Medical College of Pennsylvania. This Fellowship involved providing neuropsychological evaluations pre and post neurosurgery, consulting with the Seizure Disorders Clinic, and diagnostic testing. Subsequently, under the direction of Dr. Aaron Beck, Dr. Zaken-Greenberg completed a Post Doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Therapy at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania.
After her two fellowships, Dr. Zaken-Greenberg developed the psychology program at a local mental health center, providing therapy and evaluation services as well as supervision of staff. Dr. Zaken-Greenberg trained several social workers at a local hospital in group therapy and group dynamics on an inpatient unit. She has been in private practice with her husband, Michael Greenberg, Ph.D. since 1987. Over the years, Dr. Zaken-Greenberg has treated children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics with a combination of individual and group therapy, marital and family therapy, all within a cognitive behavioral orientation. She has conducted forensic and diagnostic evaluations for the court as well as privately. Dr. Zaken-Greenberg continues to specialize in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder, treating victims of bank robberies, home assault, rape, car accidents, and combat veterans. Currently, her main focus is on helping people of all ages with depression, anxiety and panic disorder become more empowered, independent, and happy. add text.
Abnormal Psychology that provided strong research support for the cognitive theory of depression.
Dr. Greenberg received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami, where he graduated with honors in 1976. At Miami he received numerous scholarships, and was a member of PSI CHI, the Psychology National Honor Society. He then earned a Master's degree in Experimental Psychology at Florida Atlantic University in 1978. Dr. Greenberg received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami, where he graduated with honors in 1976. At Miami he received numerous awards, and was a member of PSI CHI, the Psychology National Honor Society.
In addition to his academic background, Dr. Greenberg has been a guest reviewer and contributor for various professional journals, and has been invited by a number of institutions to lecture on depression, anxiety, and cognitive therapy. He is a psychological forensic expert in the courts and an expert in psychological and diagnostic testing, specializing in testing and evaluation of ADHD and learning disabilities.
Here we are having lunch with Dr. Aaron Beck, the founder of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and discussing the wonderful past and future developments in CBT. What a treat for us!