Dr. Amy Wenzel
Dr. Amy Wenzel is the Founder and Director of the Main Line Center for Evidence-Based Psychotherapy. She received her Ph.D. in 2000 from the University of Iowa and completed her clinical psychology internship at the University of Wisconsin Medical School. She has served on the faculties of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, the University of North Dakota, and the American College of Norway. Dr. Wenzel is the author or editor of over 20 books and treatment manuals and the author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, many on evidence-based psychotherapies. Dr. Wenzel provides extensive training and supervision in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to clinicians around the globe and has been featured in several video demonstrations of CBT hosted by the American Psychological Association. For a more extensive description of Dr. Wenzel’s professional activities, including descriptions of her books, see Dr. Amy Wenzel’s personal website.
Dr. Wenzel finds it gratifying to introduce clients and therapists, alike, to CBT. She has had the privilege of witnessing dramatic transformations using CBT in clients with depression, anxiety disorders, suicidal ideation, and personality disorders. She is eager to apply her experience and compassion with clients as they begin to address issues that will help them to improve their quality of life and attain a sense of fulfillment. She brings an extensive knowledge of the scientific literature on process and outcome in evidence-based psychotherapy, and she translates to her clients in her clinical work with passion, empathy, and even humor.