Join us in celebrating our 25th anniversary

Participate in Beck Institute’s Self Study

Beck Institute is embarking on a self-study to help in planning for the next three years. We are sending this questionnaire to you because we value your input. Thanks for taking the time to complete our survey. We value your feedback (click here to complete our survey).
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Weight Loss in Family Members

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for weight loss produces healthier eating habits and motivation for physical activity in adults and their adult family members. In the current study, CBT treatment positively influenced weight, food choices, and physical activity among participants and family members (mainly spouses). The significant correlation between participants and their spouses, in terms of weight…
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CBT and Technology

In this video Dr. Aaron Beck discusses delivering Cognitive Behavior Therapy via various new technologies. Dr. Beck explains how using the phone, Skype, and computer programs for delivering treatment can be extremely useful in "reaching the unreachable." He stresses the importance of the therapeutic relationship in a CBT session, and explains results from recent studies looking at the effects of technology integration. For more information about CBT training directed by…
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Internet-Based CBT for Bulimic Symptomatology

A study published in Behaviour Research and Therapy found a significant improvement in eating disorder symptoms (behavior and cognitions), among adolescent participants (n=101) with bulimia nervosa (BN) or bulimic symptomatology following the completion of an internet-based cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) intervention. These findings suggest that an internet-based approach could serve as an initial intervention for adolescents with bulimic symptomatology. Pretorius, N., Arcelus, J., Beecham, J., Dawson, H., Doherty, F., Eisler,…
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January 31 – February 1, 2012, Cognitive Behavior Therapy Workshop Level I: Depression and Anxiety

February 2012: Earlier this week psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, social workers, professors, counselors, nurses and other professionals from mental health, medical, and related fields traveled from 15 states and 7 countries (including Australia, Brazil, Canada,  Colombia, Japan, Thailand, and United Kingdom) to attend this month’s Cognitive Behavior Therapy Workshop Level I on Depression and Anxiety at Beck Institute. Participants had the opportunity to gain professional training from Aaron T. Beck, M.D.,…
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Suppressing Thoughts and Obsessions

Dr. Aaron Beck explains the research on suppressing thoughts and obsessions. He explains how taking a negative stance towards thoughts can ultimately make them worse in frequency and severity of the negativity of the thoughts themselves. For more information about CBT training directed by Drs. Judith and Aaron Beck visit our CBT Workshops page.
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