Cognitive Behavioral Perspective on Aggression: An Interview with Dr. Donald Meichenbaum
by Donald Meichenbaum
In this engaging interview with CBT and aggression expert Dr. Donald Meichenbaum discusses violence and aggression, from origin to treatment.

In this lively interview, Meichenbaum discusses early intervention strategies for children and adolescents who are prone to bullying and violent behaviors, the neurological consequences of abuse and neglect, and the components of stress inoculation used to break the cycle of violence. Drawing upon his unique expertise, he articulates both how violent individuals are created and the thoughts that drive violent behavior.
In Depth
By watching this video you will:
  • Describe key components of Meichenbaum's theory of early childhood development and its relationship to violence and aggression
  • Identify the predictors for violence and the interventions used in schools to decrease violent behavior
  • Explain the key elements of effective treatment for violence

Length of video: 00:33:00

English subtitles available

Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-338-3

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-339-1

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-339-3

Donald Meichenbaum, PhD is Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of Waterloo in Ontario Canada from which he took early retirement 28 years ago. Since that time, he has been Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention in Miami. He is one of the founders of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and in a survey of clinicians, he was voted “One of the ten most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century.” Dr. Meichenbaum has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Clinical Division of the American Psychological Association and was Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has presented in all 50 U.S states and internationally and he has published extensively. His latest book is entitled Treating Individuals with Addictive Disorders.

He has placed his book Roadmap to Resilience on the Internet for FREE. The book has been downloaded by 45, 000 + visitors from 138 countries worldwide. He released a free foundational article on treating individuals with prolonged and complicated grief and traumatic bereavement. Recently released is the first part of his “Legacy Course,” all proceeds from which will benefit the Melissa Institute. Dr. Meichenbaum has just celebrated his 83rd birthday. He has four children and seven grandchildren. 
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