Judith Beck

Judith S. Beck, PhD, is President of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy (beckinstitute.org), a nonprofit organization that provides state-of-the-art training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R), certification in CBT, and online courses on a variety of CBT and CT-R topics—as well as conducting research and offering CBT resources around the world. Dr. Beck is also Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. She has written over 100 articles and chapters, workbooks, pamphlets for professionals and nonprofessionals, and 7 books, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond, 3rd Edition (2020) and Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems: What to Do When the Basics Don’t Work. She has made hundreds of presentations nationally and internationally on various applications of CBT and Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy, and she is the primary developer of the Beck Institute’s on demand CBT training courses, which have been taken by more than 28,000 health and mental health professionals in over 130 countries. Dr. Beck provides supervision and maintains a clinical caseload at the Beck Institute’s in-house clinic in suburban Philadelphia, treating clients who experience a range of challenges.