A. Beck’s Cognitive Psychotherapy and L. S. Vygotsky’s Cultural - Historical Psychology

  • Alla B. Kholmogorova Moscow State University of Psychology and Education


Last year was celebrated by the international professional community as the 95 th jubilee of Aaron Beck - founder of one of the most authoritative branches of modern psychotherapy, the influence of which on the sphere of modern mental healthcare can be compared with the value of Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis in the last century. Developmental psychologists celebrate one more anniversary last year - 120 years since the birth of the creator of cultural-historical psychology, founder of Moscow psychological school - Lev S. Vygotsky, who was called “the Mozart in psychology” by a famous British philosopher and methodologist working in the USA Tulmin (1981). Mozart discovered a new epoch in music and died at the prime of creative life - sick, poor and lonely. L. S. Vygotsky in the same way made a revolution in the psychology of the last century and died at the age of 37, persecuted and rejected by the official Stalinist science, in isolation from the international community.


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Comment citer
KHOLMOGOROVA, Alla B.. A. Beck’s Cognitive Psychotherapy and L. S. Vygotsky’s Cultural - Historical Psychology. Revue internationale du CRIRES : innover dans la tradition de Vygotsky, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 209-218, sep. 2017. ISSN 2291-6717. Disponible à l'adresse : >http://ojs.crires.ulaval.ca/index.php/ric/article/view/44>. Date de consultation : 23 nov. 2017
Clinical psychology, psychotherapy and training