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Election Anxiety

By Judith S. Beck, PhD, Beck Institute President & April Moran, LCSW A certain degree of anxiety is adaptive and can allow us to perform at a high level. It can cue us to study for an upcoming exam, prepare for a meeting, or make sure we look both ways before crossing the street. With a particularly stressful election just days away, those who struggle with anxiety may feel more…
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CBT and Anti-Racism: Healing Racism through CBT

By Norman Cotterell, PhD, Beck Institute Senior Clinician & Dara Friedman-Wheeler, PhD, Beck Institute Faculty A friend of mine was in a bar in Mississippi, where a white man preached racist vitriolic prejudices. Well, a black man walked in, and this seemingly hate-filled man embraced him. He embraced him! My friend expressed surprise, and this budding Klansman stated, "No, he's not like the others! We grew up together. He's my…
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BECK INSTITUTE CELEBRATES FOURTH ANNUAL EXCELLENCE SUMMIT, HOSTS PANEL DISCUSSION ON INCREASING ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT

PRESS RELEASEOctober 27, 2020 CONTACTSarah Fleming610-664-3020 x222sfleming@beckinstitute.org BALA CYNWYD, PA – Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy (BI) celebrated their fourth annual Excellence Summit this past Friday, October 23. The event, conducted virtually, included presentations on CBT in various settings from experts around the world, as well as a panel discussion on increasing access to evidence-based mental health treatment. In addition, Beck Institute President Judith S. Beck, PhD, gave former U.S. Representative Patrick…
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BECK INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF THIRD EDITION OF LANDMARK TEXTBOOK

PRESS RELEASEOctober 9, 2020 CONTACTSarah Fleming610-664-3020 x222sfleming@beckinstitute.org BALA CYNWYD, PA – Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy (BI) is pleased to announce the release of the third edition of Dr. Judith Beck’s textbook Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond from Guilford Press. This book, previously translated into more than 20 languages, is an essential resource in the field of mental health, for both students and experienced practitioners who want to update…
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