Raising the bar for excellence in CBT. Enroll in Beck CBT Certification today!


Tag: Aaron Beck

Can you please help us spread the word?

The Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Student and Faculty Scholarship Competition. The Beck Institute will award 10 recipients (graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents, and faculty in psychology, psychiatry, social work, nursing, and counseling) with full tuition scholarships to our 3-day Student and Faculty Workshop, in Philadelphia, PA, on August 13 - 15, 2012. This experiential workshop will provide expert training in evidence-based…

CBT and Learning Disabilities

Dr. Aaron Beck coaches a school counselor through cognitive conceptualization of a specific case - a student with learning disabilities (e.g. dyslexia) and high anxiety. Dr. Beck helps her to identify her client's stimulus situation, beliefs, emotions, and maladaptive behaviors. Then moves on to discuss the best course of treatment. For more information about CBT training or to register for a workshop directed by Drs. Judith and Aaron Beck visit…

Generic Cognitive Model

As a way of simplifying the cognitive model to facilitate a more rapid formulation of a case, Dr. Aaron Beck has proposed a generic cognitive model model. Dr. Beck has applied this model to a host of difficult presentations ranging from bipolar depression to hallucinations to everyday problems like procrastination. Dr. Beck explains that it is possible to simplify the complete cognitive model by consolidating the various processes into a…

Direction of Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Dr. Aaron Beck discusses the past, present, and future of the field of cognitive behavior therapy. He explains his initial intentions were to build therapeutic alliance with patients, and develop theoretical understanding of depression - not start a new school or therapy. Dr. Beck notes that we presently have a cognitive model that encompasses all psychopathology, and there are specialized techniques to treat individual disorders. The future will involve a…

December 12 – 14, 2011, Cognitive Behavior Therapy Workshop Level I: Depression and Anxiety

[caption id="attachment_2548" align="alignleft" width="150"] Dr. Beck conducting roleplay with a workshop participant.[/caption] December 2011: Last week at Beck Institute, psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, social workers, professors, counselors, nurses and other professionals from mental health, medical, and related fields traveled from 13 US states and 6 foreign countries (including Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Ireland, and Japan) to attend this month’s Cognitive Behavior Therapy Workshop Level I on Depression and Anxiety at Beck…

CBT for Psychosis

In this video Dr. Aaron T. Beck answers a question about CBT treatment for at-risk adolescents with psychosis. Dr. Beck explains past research and significant findings that have led to efficacious cognitive therapy treatment protocol for treating adolescents with psychosis. To find out how you can learn more about CBT for Children and Adolescents visit www.beckinstitute.org/cbt-workshops/cbt-for-children-and-adolescents and for treating psychosis using cognitive therapy for patients with schizophrenia visit www.beckinstitute.org/cbt-workshops/cbt-for-schizophrenia.