We are one of the largest practices in the Los Angeles area specializing in problem-focused Cognitive-Behavior Therapy. All of our clinicians are trained and practice with the most current treatments supported by scientific empirical research. At CBA, all of our treatments are based on proven treatment methods.

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What skills should your cognitive-behavioral therapist have?

Have you ever wondered what skills your therapist should have? Read this pamphlet distributed by the National Institute for Mental Health in England on what skills  your cognitive-behavioral therapist should have. 

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In this video, Dr. Joel Becker discusses what basic questions you should ask when selecting a qualified cognitive-behavioral therapist. 


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Upcoming Webinar:
Rebuilding Intimacy Through Acceptance - integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy Workshop

Friday, January 19, 2018 11:00AM - 12:30PM



Couples often struggle with navigating differences and initiating positive behavioral changes in their relationship. Andrew Christensen, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and professor emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will discuss Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy (IBCT) and how it works towards the twin goals of acceptance and change through a behavioral treatment framework.

This workshop is designed to help you:

• Distinguish IBCT from Traditional and Cognitive Behavioral Couples Therapy
• Conceptualize themes and patterns in relationships
• Understand IBCT strategies for resolving conflict and building intimacy

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