Join us in celebrating our 25th anniversary

Year: 2010

Case Conference with Aaron T. Beck, M.D.

Earlier this week, students, faculty and professionals from local universities and mental health organizations visited the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research to watch a live patient session, conducted by Dr. Aaron Beck, followed by a case conference. Although we cannot disclose the particulars of the case, below are some of the general points that came up, from participants in attendance, in a Q & A session with Dr. Beck: That patients often…
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Advanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy Experiential Workshop at Beck Institute: November 8 – 10, 2010

NOVEMBER 2010: (Left) Dr. Aaron Beck answers questions after conducting a live patient session that was viewed (via closed-circuit television) by participants in the Advanced Experiential Cognitive Behavior Therapy Workshop. The workshop was attended by psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other professionals who traveled from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Kingdom, and ten U.S. states. (Right) Dr. Judith Beck conducts a roleplay with Saima Salman, MSc,…
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Combination of Exercise and CBT Improves Outcomes in Depressed Patients with Heart Failure

A recent study appearing in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research aimed to examine the effectiveness of exercise combined with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as a treatment for heart failure. Participants were divided into four groups: 18 patients were assigned to complete a 12-week home-based exercise program in addition to 12 weeks of CBT, 19 patients were assigned to complete 12 weeks of CBT alone, 20 patients were assigned to complete only…
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Extramural Training Workshop at Beck Institute: October 25-26, 2010

OCTOBER/2010: (Left) Dr. Aaron Beck conducts a case discussion with Extramural Workshop participants. The workshop was attended by psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, professors, physicians, counselors and other mental health professionals. Participants traveled from Canada, Mexico, Sweden the United Kingdom, and nine U.S. states. Certification in CBT The Beck Institute Supervision Program provides intensive, one-on-one CBT supervision to professionals seeking to enhance their clinical skills and work towards certification in Cognitive…
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy Workshop for Professionals at Beck Institute: September 27 – 29, 2010

SEPTEMBER 2010: Psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, professors, school counselors, nurse practitioners, and other professionals from mental health, medical, and related fields traveled from 18 states and 10 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Japan, Netherlands, Pakistan and United Kingdom. Pictured above-left, Aaron T. Beck, M.D. answers questions after conducting a live patient session that was viewed (via closed-circuit television) by participants in the Cognitive Behavior Therapy workshop at Beck…
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