Aaron D. Peck, the father of cognitive therapy, died at the age of 100

Aaron D.  Peck, the father of cognitive therapy, died at the age of 100

He died at his home in Philadelphia in the Northeastern United States, where his daughter, Judith Beck, president of the Peck Institute, has trained thousands of specialists in behavioral and cognitive therapy (CBT).

“My father has dedicated his life to improving and testing treatments to improve the lives of countless people facing health problems around the world,” he said. “He really changed the psychiatric department.”

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