Jerry Halverson, MD, FAPA, Medical Director of Adult Services, along with Bradley C. Riemann, PhD, Clinical Director of Rogers’ OCD Center and CBT Services and Rachel C. Leonard, PhD recently collaborated on an article regarding Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression. According to the American Psychiatric Association, the use of CBT in individual and group therapy for Major Depressive Disorders is both effective and evidence based.
Specific to depression, the article provides the following information for medical professionals on CBT:
- In-depth overview
- Behavioral techniques and strategies
- Pairing CBT with medication
As one of the most effective treatments for depression and other mood disorders, Rogers has a highly trained staff of more than 40 CBT professionals.