SEVILLA, 14-16 de NOVIEMBRE, 2014

Daniel David
 President of Romanian Association of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies. Rumania


Daniel David is “Aaron T. Beck Professor” of clinical cognitive sciences, Director of the International Institute for the Advanced Studies of Psychotherapy and Applied Mental Health, UBB, director of the doctoral school for “Evidence-based assessment and psychological interventions’’, at the Babes-Bolyai University; research director of the Albert Ellis Institute, New York and Adjunct Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. The professional and scientific expertise of Prof. Dr. Daniel David is expanding both in basic research, the cognitive sciences, and applied research, clinical psychology and psychotherapy. Prof. Dr. Daniel David is founding member and former president of the Romanian Association of Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapies, and is also a member of numerous prestigious international associations (e.g., EABCT, Academy of Cognitive Therapy, International Association of Cognitive Psychotherapy), and member of the editorial board of prestigious international journals, and co-editor of the prestigious Journal of Rational- Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy.

Integrating technology into Evidence-Based Psychotherapy. Towards the “4th wave” in cognitive-behavioral therapy?
Taking into consideration the three wave conceptualization of the way which cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has evolved, we propose a that a new “(r)evolution” is prefigured. The “4th wave” CBT will be discussed in this symposium based on the integration of new advances in (1) clinical cognitive sciences (e.g. implicit processes, embodied cognitions) and (2) technological developments (e.g., virtual realities, online and computer-based interventions). The symposium will offer a comprehensive perspective on the integration of technology and discoveries from fundamental cognitive sciences research (emotion-regulation, attention bias modification) into the CBT framework. We will conclude with a general discussion of future directions in what we have called the “4th wave” in CBT, and implications of the discoveries in fundamental research and technology in CBT theory and practice will be emphasized.