Paul DePompo, Psy.D., ABPP is a clinical psychologist and the founder of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Institute of Southern California. For more than ten years, DePompo has utilized a straightforward approach to successfully treating adults and adolescents with short-term therapy methods that provide long-term results. As an expert in cognitive-behavioral therapy, DePompo identified a need for evidence-based treatments that could be effective for his clients so that they could not only feel better following a session, but that they would have the best possible outcomes long after therapy ends.
DePompo is Board Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, is a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and an Associate Fellow and Supervisor in REBT (Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy)-CBT at the Albert Ellis Institute. He teaches REBT-CBT and PCIT at various graduate schools in Orange County and was trained in PCIT by the UC Davis, CAARE Team. He also conducts trainings and supervision in CBT as the driector of the only Affiliated Training Center of the Albert Ellis Institute in California – (CBTI of SoCal). He attended NYU while earning his Bachelor’s degree and earned his Master’s and Doctoral Degrees at the California School of Professional Psychology.
In addition to heading up the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Institute of Southern California, DePompo also oversees the PCIT Institute of SoCal where he treats families with 2-8 year old struggling with a variety of issues relating from ADHD, ODD and Autism. He also dispenses life-coping advice on his blog, located at www.cbtiofsocal.com.