Potential clients may be reluctant to enter treatment for a variety of reasons. As a clinician, it’s helpful to understand the function behind their thoughts and the emotion they feel as a result.
The integration of measures to guide CBT is a critical component of providing evidence-based care. Use of psychometrically sound clinical measures can help to monitor progress and guide treatment by providing a window into a client’s symptoms and functioning.
Opening remarks from Dr. Judith Beck at the Beck Institute Excellence Summit, October 20, 2018.
A commencement message to graduates: Happiness is not something to strive for. It’s a by-product, if you’re lucky, of living a valued life that’s balanced and full of meaning.
The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) program is working to close the gap between quality care and individuals needing effective treatment through their research and training initiative.
The negative outcomes of past intuitive treatment reinforced one of the most common and fundamental beliefs of PTSD: “I am incompetent.” The woman perceived through past experiences in and out of therapy that something within her was so broken that she was beyond help, leading to a cycle of hopelessness, suicidality, and treatment avoidance.