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Are Your Thoughts Holding You Back?



Dr. Michelle McQuaid talks to Dr. Judith Beck, who is a clinical professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and the president of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

Judith is a prolific author, clinician, and educator in the field of mental health, and has written several books for professionals and for consumers about cognitive behaviour therapy, made hundreds of presentations around the world, and continues to treat clients through Beck Institute’s in-house clinic, and has won numeral awards for her contributions to the field of CBT.

In this week’s podcast, we explore how cognitive behaviour therapy can be safely used in workplaces to help leaders and staff care for their wellbeing.

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Podcast Summary

  • [02:13] – Judith explains what cognitive behavior therapy is and provides an example of how it can support our wellbeing.

  • [06:20] – Judith shares some of the research findings on the benefits of cognitive behavior therapy when it comes to caring for our wellbeing.

  • [09:08] – Judith explains how cognitive behavior therapy has changed over the last decade to tap into research on motivation, purpose, and resilience.

  • [13:38] – Judith offers some examples of how cognitive behavior therapy can be safely used in workplaces – particularly in the midst of COVID-19.

  • [18:04] – Judith provides three tips on how we can use cognitive behavior therapy to care for our own wellbeing at work.

  • [23:05] – Judith enters for the lightning round.