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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.

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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.

Demystify How We Choose the Convention Content Demystify How We Choose the Convention Content - Learn about how Program Committee chooses Ticketed Sessions and General Sessions. We turn back the curtain.
Digital Drop-In: Discuss How Digital Tools Can Be Leveraged in Mental Health Digital Drop-In: Discuss How Digital Tools Can Be Leveraged in Mental Health - we discuss how digital tools can be leveraged in mental health
2022-2023 Election Results - ABCT elects Sandra Pimentel as President Elect; Daniella Cavenaugh as Representative at Large; approves bylaws changes.

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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

Noah Clyman Noah Clyman - Noah Clyman is the founder and director of the group practice, "NYC Cognitive Therapy," located in Herald Square Manhattan.  It is the first CBT center that places particular emphasis on diversity.

Featured Mentor

Sue Orsillo Sue Orsillo - Sue Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer she developed an acceptance-based behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety and comorbid disorders, examined its efficacy, and identified mediators of change in a series of studies funded by the National Institute of Mental Health

Featured Lab

The ADDRESS Mental Health Laboratory, in the Department of Psychology at Palo Alto University, is directed by Alayna Park, Ph.D. The ADDRESS Mental Health Laboratory, in the Department of Psychology at Palo Alto University, is directed by Alayna Park, Ph.D. - Alayna Park directs the ADDRESS Mental Health Laboratory, in the Department of Psychology at Palo Alto University

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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