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BECK INSTITUTE CELEBRATES THE GROWING IMPACT OF THE CENTER FOR RECOVERY-ORIENTED COGNITIVE THERAPY

PRESS RELEASESeptember 16, 2020 CONTACTSarah Flemingsfleming@beckinstitute.org BALA CYNWYD, PA – BALA CYNWYD, PA – Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy (BI) is proud to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the addition of the Beck Institute Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R). The addition of the Center for CT-R to the established Beck Institute has brought together two teams of expert clinicians, researchers, and educators, all dedicated to the work of Dr. Aaron…
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A Forensic Story: Flourishing with CT-R in a Life Veered Off Course

By Shelby Arnold, PhDStaff Psychologist, Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy Consider “John,” a man sentenced to life without parole for a gang-related murder committed as a teenager. During his time in prison, John successfully passed his General Education Development (GED) test and was working toward a college degree. He ran a GED tutoring program for his peers. He started a book club. He wrote pages and pages of brilliant poetry…
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What’s New in the Third Edition of Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond?

By Judith S. Beck, PhDBeck Institute President I’m excited to introduce the third edition of Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond, published on September 30 with a great deal of new material. Before writing this revision, I asked for feedback on the second edition from mental health practitioners all over the world. The excellent responses I received helped me conceptualize the changes and additions I needed to make. This edition…
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BECK INSTITUTE HONORS FORMER U.S. REPRESENTATIVE PATRICK J. KENNEDY WITH AWARD FOR WORK IN MENTAL HEALTH

PRESS RELEASESeptember 11, 2020 CONTACTSarah Fleming 610-664-3020 x222sfleming@beckinstitute.org BALA CYNWYD, PA – Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy (BI) announced today that former U.S. Representative Patrick J. Kennedy is the recipient of the 2020 Beck Institute Excellence Award. This award was created to recognize individuals, organizations, and initiatives that improve lives worldwide through the advancement of evidence-based practice in the field of mental health.   During his time in Congress, Kennedy was the lead…
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The Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis: Establishing A Sense of Care, Trust, and Understanding

By Cory Newman, PhDBeck Institute Faculty Part of establishing a constructive therapeutic relationship with an individual diagnosed with bipolar disorder is providing psychoeducation about the illness and its treatment in a way that invites their input. As such, the therapist’s words sound like they are coming from a place of partnership rather than from authority, and in a spirit of mutual education, rather than the mere unilateral delivery of information…
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Preparing for Back-to-School Season in a Constant State of Conflict

By Ellen Inverso, PsyDCo-Director, Beck Institute Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy As two working parents with a five-year-old and a ten-year-old, these past several months have sometimes felt like treading water. In the midst of preparation for an adjusted (and, in our case, all virtual) back-to-school season, several sources of conflict have weighed heavily on my mind. As a mental health professional who espouses Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) in both work and…
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