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Robert Woolfolk

Robert Woolfolk

 

Title: Professor

Area: Clinical Psychology

Phone: 848-445-2008

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Campus: Livingston

Building: Tillet Hall 607

 

Over the last few years I have been involved in three lines of work:

1. Psychotherapy Research

2. Empirical Ethics/Moral Psychology

3. Philosophical Underpinings of Psychology

In area (1) 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.

In area (2) a series of my empirical investigations recently appeared in Cognition. I also have written some work on this topic that appears is philosophy outlets.

In area (3) 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.

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Rutgers Psychology Buildings

Busch Campus              Psychology Building 848-445-2576

 

 

Livingston Campus Undergraduate Advising at Tillett Hall  848-445-4036

 

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