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Judith Beck Formulation

The Judith Beck style formulation is a cognitive behavioral case formulation diagram adapted from Judith Beck's approach. It combines a longitudinal and cross-sectional approach. Information about events in childhood (typically adverse events) is used to inform core beliefs (schemas). Conditional assumptions and coping behaviors are also collected. This longitudinal information is used to inform the client's reactions in here-and-now situations.

  • Beck, J. (2011). Cognitive therapy: basics and beyond. New York: The Guilford Press



Judith Beck Formulation