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New Opportunities with Beck Institute

By Lisa Pote, MSW Executive Director I’d like to share some exciting news: Beck Institute is hiring! We are hiring for two new positions at Beck Institute: an Assistant Director of CBT Programs and a new clinician/supervisor/educator. The first will be overseeing our clinic and training program teams under the direction of our CBT Programs Director, Dr. Allen Miller. The second will be a part of our incredible team of…
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A Preview of ‘Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Serious Mental Health Conditions’

By Paul Grant, PhD, and Ellen Inverso, PsyD Co-Directors, Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Serious Mental Health Conditions, which is now available in paperback or electronically and will be released in hardcover on December 8 by Guilford Press, is a practical new guide to the revolutionary, evidence-based practice of Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R). CT-R is grounded in the premise that recovery is possible for all,…
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Military and Veterans Suicide Prevention: Unpacking Unique Stressors in the Military Community

By Marjan Holloway, PhD Beck Institute Faculty Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, military suicides have increased by as much as 20 percent compared to the same period in 2019. Historically, suicide has been one of the three leading causes of death among service members in the United States. These stark statistics provide a window into the unique vulnerabilities and treatment needs of our military community, which envelops the active, reserve, and…
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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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