Dr. Paul DePompo is a psychologist, author, speaker, researcher, and recognized as an expert in helping people learn how to be their own coaches and make lasting change. He is the founder of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Institute of Southern California. Dr. DePompo’s no-nonsense approach utilizes short-term techniques that when mastered in the short-term, make for long-term change.

DePompo is Board Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, is a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and is the director of the only affiliated training center of the Albert Ellis Institute in California conducting trainings for psychologist in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He also consults with Hollywood studios regarding psychological matters.