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Previous Cognitive Therapy E-Newsletters

The Role of Play in CBT with Children

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Traumatized Patients with Suicidal Self-Directed Violence

2014 Student Scholarship Winners

2014 Faculty Scholarship Winners

Improving Professional Development in CBT

Reward Systems for Changing Child Behavior: Where is the Cognitive Shift?

50th Anniversary: Dr. Aaron Beck's Landmark Article

A Historic Conversaton with Dr. Aaron T. Beck and Dr. Judith Beck

Therapy Interfering Beliefs of Clients with Personality Disorders (Part 2)

Evaluating Weight Loss Programs: Are Researchers Missing the Boat?

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Therapy Interfering Beliefs of Clients with Personality Disorders (Part 1)

Dealing with Deprivation in Weight Loss and Maintenance

How to Prevent Your Anxiety from Interfering with Treatment

CBT for Anxiety Disorders: New Twists on Well Established Strategies (Part 2)

CTToday: December 2012

CTToday: September 2012

CTToday: June 2012

CTToday: Fall 2011

CTToday: Spring 2011

CTToday: Fall 2010

CTToday: Spring 2010

CTToday: Fall 2009

CTToday: Spring 2009

CTToday: Fall 2008

CTToday: Spring 2008

CTToday: Fall 2007

CTToday: Spring 2007

CTToday: Fall 2005


Additional resources

'Father of CBT' Demonstrates Its Effectiveness in Treating Low-Functioning Schizophrenia Patients (The Quarterly, Fall, 2011)

Talk Therapy Lifts Severe Schizophrenics (NY Times, October 3, 2011)

Well Being: Professor Beck at 90: Not the retiring type (August 8, 2011)

Catching Depression in Teens May Break Lifelong Cycle (NPR, January 18, 2010)

An Evolving View of Depression (Boston Globe, January 19, 2009, Interview of Dr. Aaron Beck)

Interview with Dr. Judith Beck: Cognitive Therapy & Weight Loss (Wise Counsel podcast with Dr. David van Nuys, July 17, 2008)

Dark Days Before Potter (Newark Star Ledger, March 25, 2008, Potter Author, J.K. Rowling, Helped by CBT)

He Shows No Signs of a Beckian Slip (Philadelphia Inquirer, April 11, 2008, Profile of Dr. Aaron Beck)

Patient, Fix Thyself (Forbes Magazine, April, 2007)

The Top Ten Most Influential Therapists of the Past Quarter-Century (Psychotherapy Networker, April/March, 2007)

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Shows Promise for Children With Mental Illness (JAMA, February 7, 2007)

NPR Interview with Judith Beck: New Year’s Resolutions (NPR’s Morning Edition, December 28, 2006)

Cognitive Therapist Interviewed about Holiday Rage (Good Morning America, November 26, 2006)

Psychiatrist is Among Five Chosen for Medical Award (New York Times, September 17, 2006)

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy seen as effective way to treat depression (Sydney Morning Herald, September 16, 2006)

Why Does It Still Hurt, Doc? (Cognitive Therapy for Somatization Disorder) (Washington Post, August 29, 2006)

Cognitive Therapy: Don’t Tell Me About Your Childhood (San Francisco Chronicle, August 6, 2006)

After Freud (Prospect Magazine, June, 2006)

CBT Can Restore Ovulation in Infertile Women (RxPG News, June 20, 2006)

In Session with Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. (Interview by Norman Sussman, M.D., Primary Psychiatry, April, 2006)

More and More, Favored Psychotherapy Lets Bygones Be Bygones (New York Times, February 14, 2006)

The Current State of Cognitive Therapy: A 40-Year Retrospective by Aaron T. Beck, M.D. (Archives of General Psychiatry, September 2005)

Talk Therapy Succeeds in Reducing Suicide Risk (New York Times, August 9, 2005)

14th Dalai Lama & Dr. Aaron Beck: Meeting of Minds (Sweden, June 2005)

Cognitive Therapy As Effective As Drugs in Treating Depression (Philadelphia Inquirer, April 4, 2005)

Mental Health: Britain’s Biggest Social Problem? Lord Richard Layer (Prepared for Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit on Mental Health, January 20, 2005)

Challenging Freud, Starting a Revolution (Yale Medicine, Summer 2004)

Overcoming Depression: Popping a pill is only part of the solution (Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter, August, 2004)

Interview with Aaron T. Beck, M.D. (Conducted by Sidney Bloch, May 4, 2004)

Short Insomnia Therapy Beats Sleeping Pills (WebMDHealth, September 27, 2004)

Treating Depression in Adolescents (NPR (National Public Radio) Broadcast, June 4, 2004)

Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Thinking Positive (NPR (National Public Radio) Broadcast, June 2, 2004)

A Change of Mind: Cognitive Therapy is Talking Cure of the Moment (Washington Post, September 3, 2002)

Scientist At Work – featuring Aaron T. Beck, M.D. (New York Times, January 11, 2000)

Do Your Thoughts Drag You Down? Cognitive therapists say yes (Web MD, May 22, 2000)