Latest CBT News from Beck.

In regular blog postings, staff of Beck Institute offer informational resources for professionals, students and the general public. You’ll find information on CBT research around the world, training programs, new books, and CBT in the news. It is also a forum to ask questions and share your experiences with CBT.

Happy 2017, Beck Institute Community

  First, let’s talk about the amazing growth we experienced in 2016. As you know, the mission of the Beck Institute is to promote excellence in CBT around the world.  We accomplish this with workshops for individuals in Philadelphia and around the US, training for organizations around the world, and courses online.  2016 saw tremendous […]

Children’s Emotional Buckets

Teaching and Supervising CBT

by Donna Sudak, MD   Did you learn CBT through the tradition of “See one, do one, teach one?” Were your instructors and supervisors clinicians who had never learned the principles of adult learning? Did they instead teach or supervise you in the way they themselves had been taught or supervised? Dissemination and training of […]

The Future of Community Mental Health for Persons with Severe Mental Illness

by Aaron T. Beck, MD   Part 3 of 3 Read part 1, A Biography of Cognitive Behavior Therapy Read part 2, The Evolution of CBT in Community Mental Health   I think that it is going to take a number of years for us to really get our Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy approach fully implanted. The […]

Using Rogerian Counseling Skills

You (the therapist) need to use all the basic Rogerian counseling skills. In other words, you need to be a nice human being in the room with the client and treat every client the way you’d like to be treated. And of course, therapists need to work on their own negative reactions to clients. – […]