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The Beck Institute Learning Path

Learning how to do CBT well is a lifelong endeavor. 

We recommend that you start your learning path with one of our core courses. These courses are required to attain Beck Institute CBT Certification, and will help you build fundamental CBT skills and advanced techniques for challenging problems.

Then, add on specialty courses that correlate to your interests to maximize learning and growth proficiency in CBT.


We strongly recommend clinicians at any level of experience begin with our Essentials of CBT online course. This course provides training in the essential competencies and protocols that cross diagnostic categories. The online format provides instructional videos of therapy sessions, and a Forum where our faculty answer your questions.

Essentials of CBT


Our core courses teach fundamental CBT for depression, anxiety, and personality disorders. Available both in-person and online, you will learn how to conceptualize clients and provide more effective treatment.

CBT for Personality Disorders


Specialty workshops are designed for professionals seeing CBT training in the treatment of specific disorders and/or populations. The topic-specific skills building workshops offer the opportunity to focus on a specific subset of CBT practice-related concerns.