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Monica Basco, PhD
Monica Basco, PhD

    Dr. Monica Basco is an associate professor in the division of psychology, department of psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and an assistant professor in the department of psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington.  Dr. Basco is an internationally recognized expert in cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) and a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. She has lectured throughout North America as well as in South and Central America and Europe and has been training physicians, psychologists, and other mental health professionals for the past 21 years in cognitive behavioral treatment methods. She is the author of 8 books, numerous book chapters, and research articles.

    Dr. Basco completed her doctoral training in 1987at the University of Southern California after an internship at the University of California, San Diego. Her current research is on the dissemination of evidence-based therapy in community mental health, patient-therapist interactions in CBT, and the treatment of TMJ using cognitive-behavioral methods.

    Dr. Basco has written three books on the treatment of bipolar disorder, one on the treatment of depression, two on learning CBT, one on perfectionism, and her new book which is due to come out in 2009 is on problem of procrastination.


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