The 4th International Congress of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

13 - 15 September 2019
Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, ROMANIA


Ann Vernon, Ph.D., Sc.D., LPC, is President of the Albert Ellis Board of Trustees, one of the first Diplomates of the Albert Ellis Institute, a member of the International Training Standards and Review Committee of the AEI, a member of the Board of Consulting Advisors for the Journal of Rational-Emotive Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, and former Director of the Midwest Center for REBT.  In addition, she was selected by the American Psychological Association to do a counseling video demonstration entitled Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Over Time: Psychotherapy in Six Sessions. Dr. Vernon is recognized as the leading international expert in applications of RE&CBT with children and adolescents and has written numerous books, chapters, and articles about counseling this population, including Thinking, Feeling, Behaving: An Emotional Education Curriculum, What Works When with Children and Adolescents: A Handbook of Individual Counseling Techniques, The Passport Program, and More What Works When with Children and Adolescents.  Dr. Vernon is Professor Emerita, University of Northern Iowa, where she served as Coordinator of the School and Mental Health Counseling programs for many years. In addition to her university appointment, Dr. Vernon was in private practice, working with children and adolescents, as well as couples and individuals presenting with problems such as anxiety, depression, and eating disorders.  She currently conducts RE&CBT training programs at the Albert Ellis Institute and at affiliate training centers in throughout the world.  For many years she has been an active presenter, offering workshops on a variety of topics related to counseling children and adolescents, couples, and REBT.