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About Beck Institute

Our mission: improving lives worldwide through excellence and innovation in Cognitive Behavior Therapy training, practice, and research.

Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy was founded in 1994 by Dr. Aaron Beck and his daughter, Dr. Judith Beck, as a setting for state-of-the-art psychotherapy and professional training.

Through their vision, Beck Institute has carried out its mission of enhancing the lives of individuals through the provision of exceptional training in CBT to health and mental health professionals worldwide. We’ve grown into an unparalleled hub for CBT excellence. We offer online resources, unmatched training opportunities both for individual professionals and for organizations, and provide clinical services to clients at our Philadelphia headquarters.

In addition to our professional and client services, Beck Institute remains an international authority and source for CBT and CT-R information and research.

Hear from Dr. Judith Beck, co-founder of Beck Institute.

Drs. Beck

About Dr. Aaron T. Beck

Read about Dr. Beck’s development of CBT and how it all started.

Depression and Chronic Illness

What is CBT?

See what makes CBT different from other therapies.


Meet the people who bring Beck Institute to life.