Dr. Thomas Cordier created the psychotherapy I-CBT treatment system, Interpersonal Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, implemented by all the clinicians at New England Center for CBT. Dr. Cordier has researched extensively the affects of an interpersonal approach to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and created a system and manual containing 16 modules that are easily comprehensible regardless of the patients learning abilities.
In addition, Dr. Cordier trains each of his clinicians with an intensive training program that he has developed. His innovative concept may revolutionize the way that mental health treatment is delivered. His treatment is highly structured while still centering its approach on the relationship between the patient and the clinician in order to help patient's learn, understand & change their core beliefs. Dr. Cordier has an extensive background in the clinical treatment of children and adolescents as well as adults. He received his bachelors degree in psychology at the University of CT and completed his graduate work at the University of Hartford and The Graduate Theological Foundation. As a Intern student at Yale Dr. Cordier worked on the evaluation and testing of children and teens with behavioral issues such as ADHD, Opposition, and Conduct Disorders. Dr. Cordier also worked with children, teens and adults at St Francis and Hartford Hospital's emergency psychiatric and substance abuse centers in CT. Dr. Cordier is a retired military captain who served over 20 years of exemplary service in the United States Air Force where he became a medical officer specializing in hospital management and administration. Dr. Cordier learned additional clinical skills in the military and incorporated these skills in the management of American CBT. His personal goal is to help as many people as possible by teaching self empowerment in order to live a happier more fulfilled and rational life.
Board of Editors:
The Behavioral Mind: A Journal of Personality Disorders (2018 to present)
Committee Member: One Life. One Voice. State of CT, Suicide Prevention Initiative (2018 - present)
The Interpersonal Cognitive Behavioral Treatment System, the 21st Century Recipe for Mental Health success. Nova Publications: 1996
Speaker/Presenter: I-CBT and it's application to Suicide Prevention Initiative (2019) - CE credits
I- CBT and problem gambling training - CT Gambling Counsel - CE credits
Introduction to I-CBT - NAMI / DMS CT Training
Introduction to the Cognitive Affective Model -
Interpersonal Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the 21st Recipe for Mental Health Treatment Solutions, 2016 Nova Publications
(Initial I-CBT pilot study with Teens & Depressions)
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