We found 18 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy near Athens, GA.

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Dr. David Charles Williams, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology
1751 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
 

Dr. D. Williams is a family therapist and psychologist in Athens, GA. His clinical interests include alcohol abuse, depression, and behavior therapy. ValueOptions, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Williams takes. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Justin Matthew Shewell, PsyD, MS, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Psychology
188 S Milledge Avenue; Suite 1
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Justin Shewell is a social worker and psychologist. His areas of expertise include the following: acceptance and commitment therapy, skin picking, and body dysmorphic disorder. He honors Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Dr. James Kip Matthews, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
191 E Broad Street; Suite 314
Athens, GA
 

Dr. James Matthews practices psychology and counseling in Athens, GA and Bogart, GA. Clinical interests for Dr. Matthews include behavioral medicine, depression, and domestic abuse. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Matthews's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Angela Londono-McConnell, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
191 E Broad Street; Suite 314
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Angela Londono-McConnell practices psychology and counseling. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and domestic abuse. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Londono-McConnell speaks Spanish. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Frederick J Breme, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
598 S Milledge Avenue; Suite 5
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Frederick Breme's areas of specialization are psychology and counseling. His clinical interests include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and sexuality. Dr. Breme honors several insurance carriers, including ValueOptions, Most Insurance Plans, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Anastasia Shewell, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling, Psychotherapy
188 S. Milledge Avenue
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Anastasia Shewell is a psychologist, counselor, and psychotherapist in Athens, GA. Her areas of expertise include acceptance and commitment therapy, domestic abuse, and infidelity issues.

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Specializes in Psychology
1751 S Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Anna Williams' area of specialization is psychology. Her areas of expertise include depression, sexuality, and women's health issues. Dr. Williams is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
215 Hawthorne Park; Suite A
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Paul Cardozo's area of specialization is psychology. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. He accepts Magellan Health Services, Medicaid, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Cardozo's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
1150 S Milledge Avenue; Suite 3
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Alyssa Clark is a psychologist. These areas are among Dr. Clark's clinical interests: depression, infertility, and phobias. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
1751 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Theodore Goetz practices psychology in Athens, GA. His areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. He is in-network for ValueOptions, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and more. Dr. Goetz is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
1160 S. Milledge Avenue; Suite 130
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Sally Kennedy practices psychology and counseling in Athens, GA. Her areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Kennedy takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She has an open panel.

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Specializes in Psychology
1150 S Milledga Avenue; Suite 4
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Michelle Swagler's specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Swagler include crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. She accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Swagler welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
1361 Jennings Mill Road; Suite 201
Bogart, GA
 

Dr. Adrian Shayne Abelkop's specialty is psychology. Dr. Abelkop's clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). She accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Self-Pay/Uninsured.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. Thomas A Davis, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
160 Yonah Avenue; Office 1
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Thomas Davis works as a family therapist and counselor. His areas of expertise include the following: narrative therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). Dr. Davis honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Donald Anthony Burroughs, MA
Specializes in Counseling
1751 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
 

Mr. Donald Burroughs works as a counselor in Watkinsville, GA and Athens, GA. His areas of expertise include caregiver issues, adjustment disorders, and intimacy issues.

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Specializes in Psychology
125 Baldwin Street; Uga Psychology Department
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Emily Mouilso's specialty is psychology. Dr. Mouilso has indicated that her clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).

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What is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?

Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a form of psychotherapy or treatment for mental illness. It comes in a variety of methods, but the basic concept behind all CBT is the same -- our thoughts cause our feelings, which cause our actions. If we wish to change problematic behaviors or emotions in our lives, we need to start by changing our thoughts. CBT examines ideas and looks for patterns that may be causing harmful actions. The therapist helps patients modify those thought patterns and, in doing so, helps them feel better and cope more effectively.

CBT is one of the most widely studied forms of psychotherapy, and it has been shown to be extremely effective for a variety of mental illnesses. Some of the issues that respond well to CBT include mood disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse, sleep disorders, and psychotic disorders. In some cases, CBT has been shown to be as effective or even more effective than medication. One of the interesting things that the scientific study of CBT has shown is that CBT actually changes the way the brain works, physically improving its function.

CBT differs from traditional psychotherapy is a few key ways. One of the most important distinctions is the emphasis on the power and responsibility of the patient in CBT. The patient will be encouraged to be the one asking the questions in CBT therapy, and most patients are assigned homework to complete outside of therapy sessions. There is a concept in CBT that we all have the power to change how we feel, even if we cannot control the situation, and this can be very empowering for patients. Because of this power shift, the therapist-client relationship is not as critical to success in CBT as it is in other modes of therapy. Patients should still get along well with their therapists, but they do not need a deep, dependant emotional connection to them. Finally, because CBT often treats a specific issue or problem, it is usually shorter in duration than traditional therapy. While some therapies may continue for years, CBT lasts on average just 16 sessions.
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