Thursday, 27 October 2011

The Politics of Well-Being: An interview by Jules Evans with Aaron Beck on CBT

The Politics of Well-Being: An interview with Aaron Beck on CBT:
  This is an interesting interview journalist and practical philosophy expert Jules Evans did with Aaron Beck, the inventor of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), back in 2007.  Of particular interest is how Beck differentiates CT from REBT and also the tips he gives on CBT for schizophrenia. It's also noteworthy if not surprising that Beck endorses Seligman's work with children (I wonder what he thinks of positive psychology?) and , as Evans observes, how Beck is very reluctant to go beyond the facts ....