Latest CBT News from Beck.

In regular blog postings, staff of Beck Institute offer informational resources for professionals, students and the general public. You’ll find information on CBT research around the world, training programs, new books, and CBT in the news. It is also a forum to ask questions and share your experiences with CBT.

Behavioral Activation

Behavioral Activation Tip

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Depressed clients often isolate themselves from others and withdraw from life. To counter the isolation and withdrawal common to depression, therapists can introduce behavioral activation. This strategy entails getting clients more active and involved in life by scheduling activities that have the potential to improve their mood.
Intrinsic Motivation

Intrinsic Motivation

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In our work with dieters, we have found that many (if not most) rely very heavily on the scale going down as an external reward for their hard work. They believe that if they were perfect, or close to perfect, on their diets, the scale should go down, if not every day, then certainly every week. This is problematic because the scale simply doesn’t work that way.
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Notes from a Therapy Session with Dr. Aaron Beck

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Dr. Aaron Beck recently did a roleplay with a therapist who was attending one of our on-site workshops. The therapist played a patient from his own practice, John. John is in his mid-twenties and has a longstanding anxiety disorder.
CBT in 2017

Cognitive Behavior Therapy in 2017

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Reflections on recent developments in the application and formulation of cognitive therapy from Dr. Aaron T. Beck at the Greek Congress.
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Creed Challenging Problems
PTSD Survival
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