Addressing CBT Myths: CBT is Inappropriate for Trauma 
Addressing CBT Myths: CBT is Inappropriate for Trauma 

February 16, 2024/Sarah Fleming

A common misconception about CBT is that it is outdated and even harmful for the treatment of trauma. But research shows just the opposite.

“It’s So Unfair!”

January 31, 2024/Sarah Fleming

When clients get caught up in unhelpful thinking cycles, mindfulness can help them refocus their attention so they can focus on their values.

What Can Cognitive Behavior Therapy Teach Us About Conflict?

January 16, 2024/Sarah Fleming

When violent conflict erupts, it is natural for the public to react strongly. People who bear witness feel a range of emotions, including anger, sorrow, disgust, horror, fear, and grief.

Welcome to 2024

January 4, 2024/Sarah Fleming

Happy New Year from Dr. Judith Beck and Beck Institute! Here are some of the exciting things we have planned for 2024.

Understanding the Interplay Between Disordered Eating and Perfectionism

December 19, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Jenna DiLossi, PsyD, ABPP, explores the role that perfectionism plays in the development, maintenance, and treatment of eating disorders.

Introducing CBT Supervisors to the Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale-Revised

December 5, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Beck Institute hosted a live virtual workshop for experienced CBT practitioners who wanted to improve their supervisory skills.

New to CBT? Three Pieces of Advice from Dr. Judith Beck

November 17, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Dr. Judith Beck shares three pieces of advice for clinicians and students who are just getting started learning CBT.

Failure to Launch: A Case Study of a Client Who Felt “Stuck”

November 2, 2023/Sarah Fleming

In this case study, Beck Institute clinician Francine Broder, PsyD, describes a client’s presenting problems, as well as his strengths, and some of the ways that she used a recovery-oriented approach to CBT treatment to accommodate his individual needs and goals.

Group Supervision from Beck Institute: “A Safe Space to Learn”

October 23, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Participants in a Beck Institute CBT supervision group from Malaysia reflected on the experience of learning from and with their peers.

Beck Institute and Holy Family University Announce Training Partnership

October 10, 2023/Sarah Fleming

                                                                                     PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  OCTOBER 10, 2023 BALA CYNWYD, PA – Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy […]

Should I Do This or Should I Do That?: CBT for Indecision

October 2, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Indecision can be defined as the inability or hesitancy to make a decision quickly, or experiencing difficulty making decisions. Indecision can become problematic when it causes an individual emotional distress or leads to negative consequences.

Conceptualizing and Reducing Therapist Drift

August 31, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Although effective treatments have been developed for many mental health disorders, most people do not receive these life-changing evidence-based therapies.

Aaron T. Beck Day: Reflecting on a Global Day of Action

August 4, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Each year on July 18th, individuals do one thing to improve mental health in their communities, honoring Dr. Beck with a day of action.

Helping Clients Live in the Present: The Three Buttons Metaphor

July 26, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Dr. Norman Cotterell shares a useful metaphor that can help clients live fully in the present.

Culturally Responsive CBT: A Conversation with Pamela A. Hays, PhD

June 27, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Leading expert in culturally responsive CBT, Pamela A. Hays, PhD, talks to Beck Institute about the steps clinicians should take to ensure they are appropriately adapting CBT for clients from a range of backgrounds and cultures, and personal preferences, characteristics, and needs.

Beck Institute’s International Reach: Highlights from Two Recent Trips

June 26, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Beck Institute’s leadership recently traveled to Japan, Jordan, and Korea to help disseminate CBT and learn more about CBT training needs internationally.

Special Considerations When Working with Sexual and Gender Minorities

June 14, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Affirmative Cognitive Behavior Therapy can help sexual and gender minority clients increase self-compassion and decrease negative self-talk and beliefs.

Conceptualizing Trauma: Identifying Key Cognitions in CBT for PTSD

June 8, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Identifying beliefs relating to a traumatic event can enhance CBT for clients with PTSD.

Beck Institute Supervision: A Supervisee’s Experience

June 1, 2023/Sarah Fleming

Chika Anireto shares her experience with Beck Institute’s supervision program.

NatCon23 Recap with Beck Institute

May 15, 2023/Annika Norris

Each spring, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing holds NatCon, the largest conference in mental health. This year, Beck Institute […]