Join us for The Certificate In Creating Wellbeing and learn how to help people thrive LEARN MORE
6 Tiny Ways To Support Teacher Wellbeing

Are Your Thoughts Holding You Back?

Podcast with Dr. Judith Beck

DELIVERED BY The Wellbeing Lab

Today we’re talking 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 behavior 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 behavior therapy can be safely used in workplaces to help leaders and staff care for their wellbeing.

Connect with Dr. Judith Beck:

You’ll Learn:

  • [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.

Your Resources:

Thanks for listening! 

Thanks so much for joining me again this week.  If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of this post.

Please leave an honest review of the Making Positive Psychology Work Podcast on iTunes. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated. They do matter in the rankings of the show, and I read each and every one of them.  And don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates. It’s free!

You can also listen to all the episodes of Making Positive Psychology Work streamed directly to your smartphone or iPad through stitcher. No need for downloading or syncing.

Until next time, take care!  Thank you, Judith!

Quick tip:You can save this post to your favorites, so you can access it quickly and easily later! Just click the “Add to Favorites” button to save it forever. You can then find it later in My Toolbox -> My Favorites.


Join us in the playground - where like minded people share, learn, create and play together.

Learn More


Listen to the world’s leading positive psychology researchers and practitioners as they share their insights on our top-rated podcast.

Listen Now


Do you want to help boost people’s wellbeing, resilience & performance? Then join us for the next round of Certificate In Creating Wellbeing.

Learn More