About Maurice Prout

Maurice Prout completed his Ph.D. in 1974 at American University in Washington, D.C. Upon graduating he was accepted as a post doctoral resident fellow at the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. While there he was clinically supervised by Joseph Wolpe, M.D. and Edna Foa, Ph.D.

Dr. Prout is a Full Professor at the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology located at Widener University. He is director of the Respecialization Program. His area of concentration is cognitive behavioral therapy with special focus on anxiety and mood disorders. Courses taught include Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Clinical Case Conference, Behavioral Medicine and Film, Clinical Themes and Intervention. During his tenure at Widener, Dr. Prout has chaired the admissions committee and the Institutional Review Board.

External service has included being a program review site visitor for the American Psychological Association and a professional examiner to the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Prout has authored over 35 publications. Topics include anxiety disorders in adults, assessment and treatment of mood disorders, pharmacologic consideration in the management of broad-spectrum mood disorder, treating complex trauma in women, assessment options for PTSD, a clinician’s guide to PTSD, approaches to brief psychotherapy, anger management, coping with pain and psychosocial aspects of breast cancer.