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Tennis, Lunch, and CBT: Reflections on my Lasting Friendship with Dr. Aaron Beck

By Robert DeRubeis, PhD Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania Dr. Aaron T. Beck and I started working together in 1983. We had met four years earlier, when I got to know him at a workshop he was leading. I collaborated with his team and […]

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Revised and New On-demand Courses Coming Soon!

By Judith S. Beck, PhDBeck Institute President I am so excited to announce that Beck Institute will release revised and new online courses this year. Beginning this April, we will release updated versions of the comprehensive courses required for Beck Institute CBT Certification: Essentials of CBT, CBT for Depression, CBT for Anxiety, and CBT for […]

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Helping Clients Sleep Better during COVID-19

By Michael Tompkins, PhD Beck Institute Faculty Oliver is a 63-year-old electrical engineer who retired just a few months before the pandemic hit. Although Oliver lived alone, he had filled his life with interesting friends from around the world. Oliver was an avid birder and had planned to spend his retirement years traveling with fellow […]

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From the Desk of the Executive Director: A Note on the Year Ahead

Happy New Year, all. I know that we have moved past January 1, 2021, and my New Year’s message may feel a bit delayed. I realized recently that if I waited for the world to settle enough to have a time-relevant message, I’d never have one, so… here we are. What a great reminder that […]

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Efficacy and Effectiveness of CBT for Youth

By Saige Portera, BA, Hannah Toyama, BA, Jeremy Joves, BA, Anika Mehta, BA, Courtney Giannini, BA, Samantha Honnert, MA, and Beck Institute Faculty Member Robert Friedberg, PhDCenter for the Study and Treatment of Anxious Youth at Palo Alto University The following summary collects evidence speaking to the efficacy and effectiveness of CBT for youth. As […]

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Beck Institute’s 2020 Year in Review

We at Beck Institute are grateful to have had the support of such a vibrant and engaging community through a challenging year, when our mission has become more important than ever. With the rising tide of mental health needs in the United States and around the world, we will continue to provide Cognitive Behavior Therapy […]

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Reflecting on the Beck Institute CBT Certification Process: Ryan Freeman Burchfield Shares her Experience

Ryan Freeman Burchfield, LPC, is among the first clinicians to get certified in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) with Beck Institute. BI’s Certification program includes coursework (currently hosted online in both on demand and live, interactive formats), one term of supervision with our expert faculty, case write-ups, and a work sample. Ryan shared insight about her […]

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New Opportunities with Beck Institute

By Lisa Pote, MSW Executive Director I’d like to share some exciting news: Beck Institute is hiring! We are hiring for two new positions at Beck Institute: an Assistant Director of CBT Programs and a new clinician/supervisor/educator. The first will be overseeing our clinic and training program teams under the direction of our CBT Programs […]

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A Preview of ‘Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Serious Mental Health Conditions’

By Paul Grant, PhD, and Ellen Inverso, PsyD Co-Directors, Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Serious Mental Health Conditions, which is now available in paperback or electronically and will be released in hardcover on December 8 by Guilford Press, is a practical new guide to the revolutionary, evidence-based practice of Recovery Oriented […]

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Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention: Unpacking Unique Stressors in the Military Community

By Marjan Holloway, PhDBeck Institute Faculty Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, military suicides have increased by as much as 20 percent compared to the same period in 2019. Historically, suicide has been one of the three leading causes of death among service members in the United States. These stark statistics provide a window into the unique […]

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