Tag: Beck Institute

Cognitive Therapy – Negative Core Beliefs

Dr. Aaron Beck answers questions from participants at Beck Institute's first ever CBT Workshop in Spanish. In this clip, Dr. Beck discusses the origins of negative core beliefs. He describes the role that parents sometimes play in the development or maintenance of core beliefs in their children. One way to avoid or ameliorate this is by training the parents in CBT techniques. You can ask Dr. Aaron Beck your own…

2012 Beck Institute Scholarship Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our full-tuition Beck Institute Scholarship Competition: Shannon Couture Rebecca Greif John Guerry Brian Hall Cara Lewis Nina Martin Barbara Van Noppen Rick Pessagno Darunee Phukao Shari Steinman Our Scholarship Competition received more than 600 entries from around the world! The commitment to the study and practice of CBT shown by all of the applicants was truly inspiring. If you missed the Scholarship Competition and you…

March 12 – 14, 2012, Cognitive Behavior Therapy Workshop

Social workers, psychiatrists, family physicians, nurses, psychologists, graduate students, and other professionals from mental health, medical, and related fields traveled from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Latvia, United Kingdom, and thirteen U.S. states. [caption id="attachment_2754" align="alignright" width="135" caption="Workshop participants engaged in dyadic roleplay to practice CBT skills."][/caption] Workshop participants agreed that the diversity of the classroom enriched the learning experience. Participants received professional training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy from Judith S.…

February 20 – 22, 2012, Cognitive Behavior Therapy Workshop Level II: Personality Disorders and Challenging Problems

Earlier this week Beck Institute held the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Workshop Level II. This workshop focuses on CBT for personality disorders and challenging problems. Psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, councilors, and other professionals traveled from all over the world, including Australia, Canada, France, Mexico, Turkey, and thirteen U.S. states, to receive training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Participants received professional training from Aaron T. Beck, M.D., Judith S. Beck, Ph.D., Amy Cunningham,…

CBT for Schizophrenia

Dr. Aaron Beck discusses the evolution of research on CBT for schizophrenia and psychosis. Cognitive Therapy was initially used in chronic cases of schizophrenia to improve symptom relief by reducing delusions and hallucinations. For acute cases of schizophrenia, CBT was combined with pharmacotherapy to treat more severe symptoms. Dr. Beck goes on to discuss more recent research, in which therapists have attempted to treat schizophrenia with psychotherapy alone (no medication).…

Competency in Cognitive Behavior Therapy

In this video Dr. Aaron Beck and Dr. Judith Beck are asked to comment on CBT training protocol in Australia and the United Kingdom. Dr. Judith Beck explains there is a difference between amount of training in CBT and competency in CBT which leads Dr. Aaron Beck to describe the Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale (CTRS) and its usefulness assessing competency in CBT. For a copy of the CTRS visit our…