The Price of Freedom
The Price of Freedom

June 18, 2024/Sarah Fleming

Exposure is an important tool in helping clients overcome anxiety. Learn how to use clients’ values and aspirations to motivate them to engage in exposure exercises.

Dr. Judith Beck Discusses the Third Edition of Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond

April 25, 2024/Sarah Fleming

Dr. Judith Beck connected with Arjmand Publishing, who recently published the Farsi language version of her landmark textbook Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond.

Supporting the Growth of CBT in Asia: Reflections on the 8th Asian CBT Conference

April 10, 2024/Sarah Fleming

Beck Institute was proud to play a pivotal role in the 8th Asian CBT Conference which was held in New Delhi, India from February 28 to March 2, 2024.

An Exciting Update from Dr. Judith Beck 

April 2, 2024/Sarah Fleming

Dr. Judith Beck is pleased to announce that Dr. Allen Miller has been appointed acting Executive Director. Dr. Miller has been with Beck Institute since 2018.

Recovery-Oriented Principles in Practice: Harnessing the Power of the Human-Animal Bond to Reach Justice-Impacted Individuals 

March 5, 2024/Sarah Fleming

We spoke with Rob Rosa from Philadelphia nonprofit New Leash on Life about how the organization helps justice-impacted individuals build resilience using principles from both CBT and CT-R in their animal-assisted therapy approach.

Addressing CBT Myths: CBT is Inappropriate for Trauma 

February 16, 2024/Sarah Fleming

A common misconception about CBT is that it is outdated and even harmful for the treatment of trauma. But research shows just the opposite.

“It’s So Unfair!”

January 31, 2024/Sarah Fleming

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

Understanding the Interplay Between Disordered Eating and Perfectionism

December 19, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Jenna DiLossi, PsyD, ABPP, explores the role that perfectionism plays in the development, maintenance, and treatment of eating disorders.

Failure to Launch: A Case Study of a Client Who Felt “Stuck”

November 2, 2023/Sarah Fleming

In this case study, Beck Institute clinician Francine Broder, PsyD, describes a client’s presenting problems, as well as his strengths, and some of the ways that she used a recovery-oriented approach to CBT treatment to accommodate his individual needs and goals.

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

October 2, 2023/Sarah Fleming

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.

Conceptualizing and Reducing Therapist Drift

August 31, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Although effective treatments have been developed for many mental health disorders, most people do not receive these life-changing evidence-based therapies.

Helping Clients Live in the Present: The Three Buttons Metaphor

July 26, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Dr. Norman Cotterell shares a useful metaphor that can help clients live fully in the present.

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

June 27, 2023/Sarah Fleming

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.

Beck Institute’s International Reach: Highlights from Two Recent Trips

June 26, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Beck Institute’s leadership recently traveled to Japan, Jordan, and Korea to help disseminate CBT and learn more about CBT training needs internationally.

Special Considerations When Working with Sexual and Gender Minorities

June 14, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Affirmative Cognitive Behavior Therapy can help sexual and gender minority clients increase self-compassion and decrease negative self-talk and beliefs.

Addressing CBT Myths: CBT Can Only Be Practiced in a Clinical Setting

May 3, 2023/Annika Norris

Because CBT is a form of psychotherapy, some believe that it can only be used by mental health professionals in a […]

Addressing CBT Myths: CBT is Superficial 

April 10, 2023/Annika Norris

Some argue that CBT is too superficial and only addresses the client’s symptoms. Managing symptoms is an important step in […]

Striving for Work-Life Balance: Managing Worry for Clinicians 

May 13, 2022/Francine Broder, PsyD

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

Taking the Plunge: How to Make Teletherapy Work

June 8, 2021/Robert Hindman, PhD

By Robert Hindman, PhDBeck Institute Clinical Psychologist I recently read a New York Times article that confirmed something I’ve been […]

What is the Status of “Homework” in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, 50 Years On?

June 8, 2021/Other

By Nikolaos Kazantzis, PhD The comedian Jerry Seinfeld once asked: “What’s the deal with ‘homework?’ It’s not like you’re doing […]