CBT infographic

The History and Effectiveness of CBT [Infographic]

Who Developed CBT and How? In the 1960s, Dr. Aaron T. Beck was a psychiatrist at the University of Pennsylvania. He researched and practiced psychoanalysis. Dr. Beck tested his concepts of depression in several experiments. However, the findings were the opposite of his conjecture, leading to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy–CBT. A Theory Is Born Applying his…