Therapeutic Misalliance

A warm, loving connection between therapist and patient is the cornerstone for our doing life-changing work together. Sadly, such a bond can go missing, leaving both parties confused, dispirited and alone. I recently spoke with my All Things CBT colleague Heather Clague MD about ways in which therapeutic misalliance crops up in our work –

¡Su Doctora Está Dentro! (Your doctor is in!)

Low-intensity CBT is a worldwide movement that for the last two decades has been training laypeople to deliver mental health care in their local communities – for pennies on the dollar that such care traditionally costs. Last week I had the pleasure of site visit to our LICBT program in California’s Pomona Valley. Training there

What Makes Psychotherapists Great? Is Greatness Teachable?

My Stanford University colleague Matt May MD and I recently took up these two questions while reviewing our last six years teaching therapists in our weekly online training group. Hundreds of colleagues have passed through our program and 16 of them are now leading groups of their own. Matt and I invite you to sit

And The 2021 World Shame Attacking Champions Are …

Here in the dog days of summer, our judges have selected the bronze, silver and gold medalists in All Things CBT’s 2021 World Shame Attacking Championships. We met this week with two of our finalists, announced all the 2021 winners and chatted together about the wonderful world of shameless living. Please join us!

Low-Intensity CBT Trainees Launch!

On May 26, 2021 North America’s first Low-Intensity CBT [LICBT] training program held its commencement ceremony in California’s Pomona Valley. Low-intensity CBT is a global movement aimed at increasing access to mental health care by means of training laypeople to deliver quality care for pennies on the dollar that such care usually costs. The program