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2012 ATB Award Winner
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G. Terence Wilson, Ph.D.

       Dr. Wilson received B.A., and B.A. Hons. degrees from Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa, followed by a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (1971). He is a member of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional School of Psychology and Department of Psychology at Rutgers University where he was appointed the Oscar K. Buros Professor of Psychology in 1985. Dr. Wilson was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford (1976-77 and 1990-91) and visiting professor at Stanford University in 1980.

Dr. Wilson has co-authored or edited a number of books, including Evaluation of behavior therapy: issues, evidence and research strategies (with Alan Kazdin, 1978) and Binge eating: Nature, assessment, and treatment (with Chris Fairburn, 1993). He has published numerous scientific articles, and is the editor of Behaviour Research and Therapy, the leading international journal on cognitive behavior therapy.

A former president of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (1980-81), he has received several honors and awards including the Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology Award from Division 12 of the American Psychological Association (1994), the Leadership Award for Research from the Academy of Eating Disorders (2008), and the Outstanding Mentor Award from the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in 2008. Among other professional activities, he is a member of the American Psychiatric Association’s Work Group on eating disorders in DSM-5. He is Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. 

2012 ATB Award Ceremony Video and Event Photographs


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