Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy, and Professor of Psychology, in Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
- Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Newman is a highly active therapist, supervisor and lecturer. He has served both as a protocol therapist and a protocol supervisor in a number of large-scale psychotherapy outcome studies, including the National Institute on Drug Abuse Multi-site Collaborative Outcome Study on Psychosocial Treatments for Cocaine Abuse, and the Penn-Vanderbilt-Rush Treatment-of-Depression Project, among others.
- International lecturer, having presented scores of cognitive therapy workshops and seminars across North America, as well as in South America, Europe and Asia. Dr. Newman is the author of dozens of articles and chapters on cognitive therapy on a wide range of topics, including mood disorders and suicide, personality disorders, substance abuse and the therapeutic relationship. He has authored or co-authored five books on cognitive therapy, including being the lead author on the volume Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Therapy Approach. Dr. Newman is a past recipient of the Earl Bond award for outstanding mentoring and training of Psychiatry Residents and Fellows, and has been named in one of Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best Therapists” lists.