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

Dr. D. Williams specializes in family therapy and psychology and practices in Athens, GA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams include alcohol abuse, depression, and behavior therapy. He accepts ValueOptions, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Separation, Men's Health Issues, Substance ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Justin Shewell's specialties are social work and psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shewell include acceptance and commitment therapy, skin picking, and body dysmorphic disorder. Dr. Shewell is in-network for 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' specialties are psychology and counseling. He practices in Athens, GA and Bogart, GA. His areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and domestic abuse. Dr. Matthews honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has an open panel.

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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's specialties are psychology and counseling. She practices in Athens, GA and Watkinsville, GA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Londono-McConnell include behavioral medicine, depression, and domestic abuse. Dr. Londono-McConnell honors Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. In addition to English, Dr. Londono-McConnell speaks Spanish.

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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 specialties are psychology and counseling. He practices in Athens, GA. His clinical interests include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and sexuality. Dr. Breme is an in-network provider for ValueOptions, Most Insurance Plans, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Anastasia Shewell practices psychology, counseling, and psychotherapy in Athens, GA. Dr. Shewell's clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, domestic abuse, and infidelity issues.

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

Dr. Paul Cardozo works as a psychologist. Dr. Cardozo's areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. He is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Medicaid, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Alyssa Clark works as a psychologist in Athens, GA. Her areas of expertise include depression, infertility, and phobias. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Clark welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Phobias, Developmental Disabilities, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
1751 S Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Anna Williams practices psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, sexuality, and women's health issues. She takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Williams is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Grief, Feminist Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Therapy, Employment ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
1751 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
 

Dr. Theodore Goetz specializes in psychology. These areas are among his clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Goetz accepts ValueOptions, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes 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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kennedy include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Michelle Swagler's specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. Dr. Swagler accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Adrian Shayne Abelkop works as a psychologist in Bogart, GA and Athens, GA. In her practice, Dr. Abelkop focuses on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Dr. Abelkop 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 specializes in family therapy and counseling and practices in Athens, GA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Davis include narrative therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Mr. Don Burroughs' area of specialization is counseling. These areas are among Mr. Burroughs's clinical interests: caregiver issues, adjustment disorders, and intimacy issues.

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Relevant Interests: , mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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

Dr. Emily Mouilso practices psychology in Athens, GA. She 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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