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Negative Core Beliefs in CBT

In this video from a recent Beck Institute workshop, Dr. Aaron Beck discusses the effects of unhelpful core beliefs. When […]

Cognitive Therapy is Helping Veterans

Guest Blogger: John Milwee, Psy.D., Veterans Administration therapist and Beck Institute alumnus Veterans returning from the conflicts in Afghanistan and […]

Mood Disorders: Effects of Intensive CBT

A recent study in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice found that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) interventions used in an intensive […]

The Theoretical Evolution of CBT

In this video from a recent Beck Institute Workshop, Dr. Aaron Beck discusses the evolution of cognitive theory. Dr. Beck […]

Learning Resilience at a Young Age

No matter the age, a person’s emotions can be pulled down by small disappointments being made to feel like disasters. […]

CBT Relieves Chronic Back Pain

In a recent study, published in the February 26, 2010 issue of The Lancet, 701 patients with chronic back pain […]

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Recalling Recent Experiences in Session

I do many things at the beginning of therapy sessions, one of which is to ask patients about their experiences […]

“It’s So Unfair!”

When clients get caught up in unhelpful thinking cycles, mindfulness can help them refocus their attention so they can focus on their values.

Should I Do This or Should I Do That?: CBT for Indecision

Indecision can be defined as the inability or hesitancy to make a decision quickly, or experiencing difficulty making decisions. Indecision can become problematic when it causes an individual emotional distress or leads to negative consequences.

Culturally Responsive CBT: A Conversation with Pamela A. Hays, PhD

Leading expert in culturally responsive CBT, Pamela A. Hays, PhD, talks to Beck Institute about the steps clinicians should take to ensure they are appropriately adapting CBT for clients from a range of backgrounds and cultures, and personal preferences, characteristics, and needs.

Getting Ready for Therapy

By David A. Clark, PhD “Why do you want to see a therapist?” This question (or one like it) is […]

Interview with Pat McElwaine, PsyD: Treating Substance Use Disorder with CBT

Patrick McElwaine, PsyD, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and a Beck Institute CBT Certified Clinician. Dr. […]

Striving for Work-Life Balance: Managing Worry for Clinicians 

Dr. Broder will be leading our upcoming CBT Strategies for Work-Life Balance webinar on June 10, 2022, providing evidence-based guidance […]

Dr. Aaron T. Beck

A Life Well-Lived Dr. Aaron T. Beck is globally recognized as the father of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and one […]

The Basics of Mindfulness in CBT

Robert Hindman, PhD Research has demonstrated mindfulness to be an effective strategy for addressing various presenting problems and disorders, and […]

Application of Self-Esteem to the Theory of Modes: A Summary (Parts 1 & 2)

Brittany, John, BA & Aaron T. Beck, MD This post contains parts one and two of a three part article. Please […]

Difficult Rewards: Chronic Pain and Opioid Use

By Allen R. Miller, PhD, MBA Many therapists tell me that they don’t want to work with clients who have […]

Chronic Pain and Opioid Use: The Important Role of CBT Therapists

Chronic Pain and Opioid Use: The Important Role of CBT Therapists By Allen R. Miller, Ph.D., MBACBT Program Director, Beck […]

The Holistic Model

The Holistic Model Written by Aaron T. Beck, MD The prevailing model of assessing and understanding schizophrenia is based on the NIMH-Measurement […]