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 Professional Tools and Resources Page. To attend a Beck Institute workshop and ask Drs. Beck your questions go to

Cultural Differences in CBT for Children

A participant from Singapore explains a common core belief based in all-or-nothing thinking. Dr. Beck recalls a patient vignette which helps describe a similar pattern of thinking (to the described students in Singapore) and the procedure Dr. Beck followed for treatment. For more information about CBT training or to register for a workshop directed by Drs. Judith and Aaron Beck visit our CBT Workshops page.