See video of Drs. Beck and Evans talk about their partnership

In a significant move for the city of Philadelphia, Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), Community Behavior Health (CBH) and Dr. Aaron T. Beck have collaborated to disseminate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy throughout Philadelphia’s behavioral health system since 2007. In the video, Dr. Arthur Evans (former Commissioner of DBHIDS) and Dr. Aaron Beck highlight their work together. 

BeckFest Conference 2015

Dr. Beck founded a conference bringing together researchers from around the world who study cognitive therapy for schizophrenia. He named the meeting the International Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis conference, affectionately known as the “Beckfest.”

Dr. beck receives An Honorary Doctor of Science

On November 13, 2014, Dr. Aaron T. Beck was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia). Associate Professor Stephen Kent, the Head of the School of Psychology, performed the conferral ceremony at the University of Pennsylvania.