Evidence-Based Treatment for Depression in Adolescence: Cognitive Behavioral Strategies
John Curry, Ph.D., ABPP. Duke University
Dr. Curry reviews cognitive behavioral strategies that were used in the Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study session by session. He describes key points about each session and demonstrates techniques using role-play and videos. Techniques demonstrated include providing psychoeducation about depression, cognitive restructuring, behavioral activation, modifications for families, and more.
John Curry, Ph.D., ABPP is a Professor and the Director of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Curry earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Catholic University of America in 1978. His research interests include the investigation of cognitive-behavioral interventions, alone, and in combination with medication for adolescent depression, anxiety, and substance use. He is also an investigator in one of the largest clinical trials of adolescent depression, the Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS).