Dr. Lata K.McGinn, clinical psychology program director at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology is currently co-authoring a book titled Treatment Plans and Interventions for Anxiety and Depression (Guilford). She has also recently developed a psychotherapy intervention to prevent the development of depression and is currently testing its efficacy in an NIH funded research study. Dr. McGinn was recently appointed a Beck Scholar in recognition of her contributions to the field of cognitive therapy and was also invited to serve on the board Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT). She served as Program Chair for the 2009 annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapies (ABCT) and was recently elected to serve on the ABCT board as representative-at-large starting this Fall. Dr. McGinn is also currently President-Elect of the International Association of Cognitive Psychotherapy (IACP). Her term as president will begin in June, 2011 at the International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy convention in Istanbul, Turkey.


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