Christine Maguth Nezu, Ph.D., ABPP
Dr. Chris Nezu has been in private practice as a licensed psychologist for nearly 30 years. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey and completed her residency at Beth Israel Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC. She has been a board-certified psychologist since 1998 with the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). In addition, she is a certified cognitive therapist with the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Nezu is a tenured Professor in the Department of Psychology and also a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Drexel University in Philadelphia. At Drexel, she teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs and collaborates with Dr. Art Nezu and other colleagues in clinical research at Hahnemann University Hospital. She is currently developing clinical prevention interventions through the Department of Veterans Affairs, for returning veterans, aand has consulted with universities and organizations in other countries. She has authored/co-authored over 125 scientific publications, including books, book chapters, and articles in professional journals. Dr. Nezu is a Past-President of the American Board of Professional Psychology and actively participates in many organizations and conferences in the USA and abroad. These include the American Board of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology, the American Psychological Association, American Board of Clinical Psychology, the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the World Congress of Cognitive and Behavior Therapies. In addition, she was elected to be designated as a Distinguished Scholar/Practitioner of Psychology by the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Nezu has collaborated with Dr. Art Nezu regarding the applications of Problem-Solving Therapy to many different clinical problems.
Arthur M. Nezu, Ph.D., D.Hon.L., ABPP
Dr. Art Nezu has been a licensed practicing psychologist since 1980. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1979 and completed his psychology residency at the Norwich Hospital in Connecticut. He is a certified cognitive therapist, as well as board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology, In addition to practicing psychotherapy, Dr. Nezu is a Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Drexel University and holds additional faculty appointments in both the Medical College and the School of Public Health. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate psychology programs, and conducts clinical research and serves as a consultant to multiple universities and institutions in the USA and abroad, including the Department of Veteran Affiars. He is a frequent contributor to the scientific and professional literature, having contributed to over 225 journal articles, book chapters, and books, several of which have been translated into various foreign languages. Dr. Nezu has also served as President or Head of a variety of scientific and professional organizations, including the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the American Board of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology, and the Behavioral Psychology Specialty Council. He is currently the Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, one of the profession's leading scientific journals. Dr. Nezu has been elected to Fellow status by the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the Academy of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology. In addition, he has been elected as a Distinguished Scholar/Practitioner of Psychology by the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Nezu co-developed and popularized Contemporary Problem-Solving Therapy, a cognitive-behavioral- emotion focused treatment approach that has been scientifically found to be a highly effective psychotherapy approach for a variety of psychological disorders and problems.