Christine Maguth Nezu Receives ABCT Award
May 22, 2016
Recently Chris Maguth Nezu, PhD, was awarded the Outstanding Educator Award from the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). The award is given to individuals who have provided significant contributions toward educating and training of cognitive and behavioral clinicians. Past recipients of the award include Drs. Gerald Davison, Marvin Goldfried, Philip Kendall, and Patty Resick. In addition to the scores of undergraduates, masters and doctoral students, interns, postdoctoral fellows, and early career psychologists that she has supervised, Professor Nezu has trained hundreds of practitioners in the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense. The ABCT is the largest multidisciplinary cognitive behavioral organization in North America. It is committed to the scientific advancement of approaches that increase understanding of human functioning through investigation and application of evidence-based approaches to assessment, treatment, and prevention. Nezu is a professor of psychology and professor of medicine at Drexel and will receive the award at the 2016 ABCT Convention in the fall.