Judy Saltzberg, PhD

Lead Instructor, Penn Resilience Program, Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania

About Judy:

Dr. Judy Saltzberg is a lead instructor for the Penn Resilience Program at the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center. She earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the renowned Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. Her scholarly publications examine cognitive processes in depression and how individuals cope with stressors. She has been an instructor in the Penn Master of Applied Positive Psychology program (MAPP) since its inception in 2005. She teaches a course on Positive Psychology and individuals, and oversees the students’ master’s theses.

Dr. Saltzberg has lectured internationally on Positive Psychology and cognitive therapy topics, and has taught resilience skills to a wide range of populations including corporate leaders, U.S. Army personnel, primary and secondary educators, clinicians, and others. A founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, she maintains a private practice in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.