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Helping Clients Sleep Better during COVID-19

By Michael Tompkins, PhD Beck Institute Faculty Oliver is a 63-year-old electrical engineer who retired just a few months before the pandemic hit. Although Oliver lived alone, he had filled his life with interesting friends from around the world. Oliver was an avid birder and had planned to spend his retirement years traveling with fellow birders and photographing and building his catalog of bird sightings. The Covid-19 pandemic changed everything.…
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From the Desk of the Executive Director: A Note on the Year Ahead

Happy New Year, all. I know that we have moved past January 1, 2021, and my New Year’s message may feel a bit delayed. I realized recently that if I waited for the world to settle enough to have a time-relevant message, I’d never have one, so… here we are. What a great reminder that life happens, not always as we plan it, and if we are fortunate, leaves us…
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Efficacy and Effectiveness of CBT for Youth

By Saige Portera, BA, Hannah Toyama, BA, Jeremy Joves, BA, Anika Mehta, BA, Courtney Giannini, BA, Samantha Honnert, MA, and Beck Institute Faculty Member Robert Friedberg, PhDCenter for the Study and Treatment of Anxious Youth at Palo Alto University The following summary collects evidence speaking to the efficacy and effectiveness of CBT for youth. As the established psychosocial intervention for behavioral health issues in childhood through adolescence, studies have shown…
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Beck Institute’s 2020 Year in Review

We at Beck Institute are grateful to have had the support of such a vibrant and engaging community through a challenging year, when our mission has become more important than ever. With the rising tide of mental health needs in the United States and around the world, we will continue to provide Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) training, practice, and research to individuals across the globe…
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Reflecting on the Beck Institute CBT Certification Process: Ryan Freeman Burchfield Shares her Experience

Ryan Freeman Burchfield, LPC, is among the first clinicians to get certified in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) with Beck Institute. BI’s Certification program includes coursework (currently hosted online in both on demand and live, interactive formats), one term of supervision with our expert faculty, case write-ups, and a work sample. Ryan shared insight about her experience in the program and why she chose to pursue CBT as the driving force…
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New Opportunities with Beck Institute

By Lisa Muchnick 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…
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