Jeff Riggenbach, Ph.D., LPC, is one of the most sought after educators in North America in the area of CBT and personality disorders. Over the past 15 years he has developed and overseen CBT based Mood Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder treatment programs at two different psychiatric hospitals serving over 3,000 clients at multiple levels of care. Dr. Riggenbach trained at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Therapy and Research in Philadelphia, is a Diplomat of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and has presented in all 50 United States, Mexico, and Canada on topics related to CBT, DBT and Personality Dysfunction.
Dr. Riggenbach has authored two best-selling books, The Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Toolbox: A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians (PESI, 2012) and Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox: A Practical Evidence-Based Guide to Regulating Intense Emotions (PESI, 2016), which was Amazon’s #1 new release in its category. Jeff is known for bridging the gap between academia, research findings and day-to-day clinical practice, and his seminars on DBT, CBT, and Schema-Focused Cognitive Therapy receive the highest evaluations in terms of clinical utility as well as entertainment value.
Financial: Jeff Riggenbach has an employment relationship with Brookhaven Psychiatric Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Jeff Riggenbach has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
"Using many clear clinical examples, Riggenbach moves easily between theory, conceptualization, treatment planning, and the application of CBT techniques. It is well-written, user-friendly, and filled with the information and ideas that can only come from an expert clinician."
- Arthur Freeman, Ed.D., Sc.D., ABPP Executive Program Director of Clinical Psychology, Midwestern University
"Clear, accessible and easy-to-read, this workbook presents each problem in terms of the characteristic thinking patterns, feelings and behaviors of the client. Effective and practical tools including reproducible forms and handouts are provided to facilitate healing. Whether you are familiar or new to CBT, this workbook is highly recommended."
- John Ludgate, Ph.D. Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and author of "Heal Yourself: A CBT Approach to Reducing Therapist Distress and Increasing Therapeutic Effectiveness
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