Robert Woolfolk L

Robert Woolfolk L Robert Woolfolk L

Robert Woolfolk L
Rutgers University
Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy Research
Department of Psychology
United States


I have co-authored a book, entitled Treating Somatization: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach, providing theory, research, and practical guidelines for a new treatment for somatization, or medically unexplained physical symptoms, to use the current parlance. The treatment described therein is the first psychosocial treatment to receive preliminary empirical validation in a randomized controlled trial. This trial (see CV) appeared in Archives of Internal Medicine. I have also co-edited a book for The Guilford Press on stress reduction techniques, which will appear in 2007. and a series of my empirical investigations recently appeared in Cognition. I also have written some work on this topic that appears is philosophy outlets. I have recently authored an article that critiques certain putatively philosophically-informed qualitative approaches to psychotherapy research. I will be giving some talks to various groups that present work I doing on the concepts related to health, illness, happiness, and human flourishing.

Research Interest

Psychotherapy Research
Empirical Ethics/Moral Psychology
Philosophical Underpinings of Psychology

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