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Welcome to the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). For over 50 years, ABCT and its members have strived to alleviate human suffering through the application of scientific principles.

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Resources for individuals and families who are looking for assistance with understanding CBT concerns.

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Resources for practicing CBT professionals including clinicians and researchers.

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Resources for those who are studying to become a professional CBT professional.

Behavioral & Cognitive Therapy Resources

Browse through our library of Fact Sheets, Self-Help Books, and other resources.

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Fact Sheets

ABCT provides Fact Sheets covering a number of topics.

Self Help Books

ABCT provides Self-Help books covering a number of topics.

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New & Noteworthy

ABCT news and position statements on current events and issues shaping the world around us.

CBT interrupts cycles of poverty, trauma, and incarceration CBT interrupts cycles of poverty, trauma, and incarceration - Forbes highlights program focusing on highly vulnerable individuals; showcases CBT's effectiveness
Psychology Loses a Pioneer​ Psychology Loses a Pioneer​ - Aaron T. Beck, MD has passed away at the age of 100.
ABCT Convention Update: Virtual Format ABCT Convention Update: Virtual Format - For the health and safety of our members, our Annual Convention will be held virtually this November.

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ABCT FORUMS

ABCT FORUMS is a new online platform that provides connection to fellow professionals.

Featured People and Information

Showcasing the people and ideas that make our community better for everyone.

Featured Therapist

Laura Payne Laura Payne - Laura Payne is a clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapy

Featured Mentor

Lizabeth Roemer Lizabeth Roemer - Dr. Lizabeth Roemer is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she has been a faculty member since 1996.

Featured Lab

The Advancing Care through Community Engagement, Services, and Outcome Research (ACCESO) Laboratory, located in the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas, is directed by Omar Gudiño, Ph.D., ABPP. The Advancing Care through Community Engagement, Services, and Outcome Research (ACCESO) Laboratory, located in the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas, is directed by Omar Gudiño, Ph.D., ABPP. - Omar Gudiño, Ph.D., ABPP. directs the Advancing Care through Community Engagement, Services, and Outcome Research (ACCESO) Laboratory, located in the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas

Helpful Tips and Featured Articles

CBT Tools to Address Stress, Anxiety, and Depression in Children and Adolescents CBT Tools to Address Stress, Anxiety, and Depression in Children and Adolescents - CBT tools to help children and adolescents confront stress, anxiety, depression
Confronting Social Anxiety & Depression in a Fish Bowl Confronting Social Anxiety & Depression in a Fish Bowl - Imagine struggling with social anxiety, while confronting the prospect of talking to the press and, by extension, the world. Living in a fishbowl outside of your control.
Allowing Good to Be Good Enough, or Addressing Perfectionism Allowing Good to Be Good Enough, or Addressing Perfectionism - Emily Bilek and a host of others help propel a discussion of perfectionism, its ramifications, telling it apart from striving for excellence, and steps we might take to allow good to be good enough.
Radical Acceptance Can Keep Emotional Pain From Turning Into Suffering Radical Acceptance Can Keep Emotional Pain From Turning Into Suffering - Jenny Taitz, recently one of ABCT’s Featured Therapists, guides New York Times’ readers through Radical Acceptance as a means to better navigate emotional and worldly difficulties we confront daily.
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Journals

Membership in ABCT grants you access to three journals.

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Convention Registration opens this summer.