The Importance of the Essentials of CBT

We require all clinicians pursuing Beck Certification to complete our online course, Essentials of CBT: The Beck Approach. Even when experienced clinicians whose chosen orientation is CBT revisit the essentials, they learn strategies to make their treatment more effective, and for newer therapists, the course provides a framework around which future learning in specific diagnoses and populations will be built.

CBT for a Case of Mixed Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) had implications for Ann’s life that she never anticipated. After learning that her penchant for eating fatty foods and smoking cigarettes exacerbated her symptoms and discomfort, she started to make lifestyle changes.

Why Beck CBT Certification?

There is a direct correlation between fidelity to the model Dr. Aaron Beck established so long ago and positive outcomes for clients. That is why we are establishing Beck CBT Certification. It is our nonprofit mission to “Improve lives worldwide through excellence in CBT.” We recognize that raising the bar on quality is a key contribution to the field and one we want to make.

Who is Beck CBT Certification For?

Ultimately, Beck Certification is for behavioral health professionals who are dedicated to achieving a high level of expertise in the delivery of CBT according to the Beck Model and who are on a life-long journey of continuous learning.

May 2019 CBT Update

A collection of articles, research, and news in Cognitive Behavior Therapy from May.

Encouraging Courage: Helping Parents Raise Brave Kids

Families with anxious children often come to treatment with an expectation that therapy may focus on ways to help their child to be more brave, strong, and curious about the world. Parents are often surprised to learn how much their own behavior may also contribute to helping their child build these skills!

Responding to Stressors and Building Resilience in Individuals with Schizophrenia

When a schizophrenic individual is subjected to minor traumas, the hurt to their self-esteem may be neutralized by having built up resilience in the form of a number of positive beliefs about themselves.

April 2019 CBT Update

A collection of the articles, research, and news in Cognitive Behavior Therapy from April.

If You Are Undecided About Therapy…

You may have questions or reservations about starting Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Think about the following to help inform your decision.

Encouraging Individuals to Enter Treatment

Potential clients may be reluctant to enter treatment for a variety of reasons. As a clinician, it’s helpful to understand the function behind their thoughts and the emotion they feel as a result.