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Amy Wenzel Professional Consultant, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA

Amy Wenzel, Ph.D., ABPP, is a clinical psychologist, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) trainer-consultant with the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, faculty member of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and author who is the Founder and Director of the Main Line Center for Evidence-Based Psychotherapy in Bryn Mawr, PA. She is author or editor of 25 books and treatment manuals, including the forthcoming two-volume set, Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (2021, American Psychological Association), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Beginners: An Experiential Learning Approach (2019, Routledge), and Innovations in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Strategic Interventions for Creative Practice (2017, Routledge). She has lectured internationally on CBT and has trained hundreds of clinicians as the acquired competency in CBT; she has appeared in several CBT training videos published by the American Psychological Association; and she has held faculty positions at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, the University of North Dakota, and the American College of Norway. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (now Brain and Behavior Research Foundation). She is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. She was awarded her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and her AB with Honors from Duke University.