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Jill Duncan
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
10588 Legacy Drive; Suite #207
Frisco, TX
 

Ms. Jill Duncan works as a family therapist and counselor in Frisco, TX. Her areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and phobias. Ms. Duncan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, rational-emotive behavior therapy (REBT)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Employee Assistance ... (Read more)

Robert John Good, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
9741 Preston Road; #208, Office 2
Frisco, TX
 

Mr. Robert Good specializes in family therapy and counseling and practices in Plano, TX and Frisco, TX. Areas of expertise for Mr. Good include anger management, person-centered therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), rational-emotive behavior therapy (REBT)

All Interests: Object Relations Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services, Individual ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
5750 Genesis Court; Suite 140
Frisco, TX
 

Ms. Laura Handley is a family therapist and counselor. These areas are among her clinical interests: acceptance and commitment therapy, hypnosis (hypnotherapy), and person-centered therapy. She honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Body-Mind Psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
7800 Preston Road; Suite 136
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Nicole Roberts works as a psychologist and counselor in Plano, TX and McKinney, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Roberts include depression, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). Dr. Roberts accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna FocusIn, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Intimacy Issues, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Anxiety, Couples Therapy, Self-Esteem ... (Read more)

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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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