Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a common form of treatment that centers around investigating the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that a person's mood is directly related to his or her thought patterns and is intended to help clients to recognize negative or inaccurate thoughts and replace them with healthier, more productive ways of thinking. Cognitive behavioral therapy is used in the treatment of many mental disorders (including anxiety and depression), but can also be helpful for anyone who would benefit from learning how to manage life’s stressful situations in healthier ways.

Local experts in Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

Bryanna Goodman

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a common type of talk therapy (psychotherapy). One works with a mental health counselor in a structured way, attending a limited number of sessions. CBT helps one become aware of inaccurate or negative thinking so they can view challenging situations more clearly and respond to them in a more effective way.

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Chris Lehman

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

I have specific training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from Portland State Universities Graduate School of Counseling. My experience includes the use of Cognitive Behavioral techniques with clients across various presenting issues.

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Pearl Health Center

Licensed Professional Counselor

Our therapists have experience in helping clients identify the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and how they can influence their mental health. They also assist clients with developing coping skills to make positive changes, and create a path towards a more fulfilling life.

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Jon Joebgen

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy focuses on the connection and intersection between our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors/actions. Our thoughts and how we think about ourself, others, and situations has a huge impact on how we feel and respond. CBT can help to identify and change old storylines (i.e. I'm never good enough, the world is a dangerous place) to improve self-esteem and reduce anxiety.

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Erin Durst, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I have extensive formal training in using CBT to treat adults, children and families. I use this approach to therapy with clients who benefit from it in treating anxiety, depression, anger, and more.

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Sprout Therapy PDX

Licensed Professional Counselor

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy works strategically to help you identify your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and how they all interact to create your internal world. We may use CBT in tandem with exposure and response prevention (ERP) for folks dealing with symptoms related to OCD, panic, PTSD, or anxiety.

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Chynna Springer

Licensed Professional Counselor

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a structured therapeutic approach with the emphasis of psychotherapy on the present and focuses on teaching skills to change unhealthy thinking and behaviors. CBT is an evidence-based and highly effective approach to counseling.

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Kelle DeBruin

Marriage Family Therapist Intern

Cognitive Based Therapy otherwise known as CBT, like all versions of cognitive based approaches, focuses on helping the client to become aware of their thoughts and feelings in order to understand how their thoughts influence their feelings in maladaptive or unhelpful ways. The goal of CBT is to change the patterns of thinking and behavior in order to change the way it makes the person feel.

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Megan McDavid, LCSW, MEd

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

CBT is an evidence-based technique that shows amazing results in helping manage depression, anxiety, and other issues that often bring people to therapy.

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Mike Mihalas, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Extensive training in cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectal behavioral therapy (DBT).

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Cary (Lazara) Coll

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I combine my training in CBT with Mindfulness Practices inorder to achieve personal growth, conquer obstacles and gain insight.

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Luke Colbourn (he/him/his)

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

MA, LPC-Intern

CBT is a potent tool for working with depression, anxiety and trauma. Its focus on the relationship between thoughts, feelings and actions can offer personal insights. Clients build awareness of their 'automatic thoughts' and use this to uncover 'core beliefs'. In these ways it can pair well with mindfulness practices of the buddhist tradition. CBT also offers effective tools for changing behavior

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Cory Anton

Licensed Professional Counselor

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy can help you identify the connection between your thoughts, feelings and behaviors to help you better challenge negative thought patterns and create healthier thoughts and actions to combat anxiety and depression.

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Katie Azarow (She/Her)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW, CADC I

I have been trained through my graduate school education and over 50 hours in CEUs on CBT methods for treating anxiety and depression. I believe strongly in the CBT tenant of the connection between thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

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Carlyn Glaser (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

MS LPC

Have had two and a half decades of training and practice using this orientation

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Lindsay Bong, M.A. (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

Looking at core beliefs, why they are what they are and learning to question them are ways in which change can happen.

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Doug Chapman

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC, CADC3, ACS

I have received extensive training and supervision in CBT. I am an Approved Clinical Supervisor and train and supervise other clinicians in this modality.

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Matt Newey

Licensed Professional Counselor

MA, LPC

Earned certification in advance use of CBT for depression and anxiety.

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Katherine Chiba, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

How we think about things affects our behaviors. How we behave affects how we think and what we believe. Too often our beliefs about ourselves or other people do what they do are distorted or incomplete. Challenging those beliefs opens up new ways of behaving and interacting with ourselves and the world.

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Simone Gotter-Nagle (she/her)

Clinical Social Work Associate

MSW CSWA

Throughout my education and in follow-up trainings, the foundation of CBT has been an important part of how I approach specific strategies for changing and restructuring thought and behavioral patterns that contribute to distress and unhappiness. Together, we utilize this approach to evaluate the interconnected relationship of your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to make positive changes.

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Glenn Goldman, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

The human capacity for language allows us to solve problem abstractly in our heads. This can be a blessing or a curse. Because of this capacity, we can actually think our way into misery. Becoming more aware of how we tend to do this and learning new internal 'scripts' can impact our ability to enjoy life.

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John Coyle

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW

12 year experience using CBT techniques learned in grad school and in trainings.

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Dr. Ryan Lloyd

Clinical Psychologist

With therapy clients, I like to be tangible, skills-focused and collaborative. We will decide what your goals are together, and I will help you get there. I rely on CBT methods to help clients of all ages change their behaviors, examine their thoughts, and feel better.

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Alana Duschane

Clinical Psychologist

I have been trained in providing CBT for various disorders for children, teens, and adults for over 10 years.

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Irma E. Llanes

Licensed Professional Counselor

MA, LPC

CBT helps clients understand their thoughts and feelings that influence their behavior. The goal of CBT is to teach clients that while they may not be able to control everything around them, they can take control of how they interpret and deal with things in their environment.

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Holly Morseman, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

CBT is for those clients who want practical solutions for their struggles. Issues that are well suited to CBT include anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, negative thinking patterns, low motivation, body image issues, unhealthy coping mechanisms, addiction, among others. CBT is all about changing clients' unhelpful thoughts, beliefs, behaviors, and emotions.

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Casey Campbell, LPC (He/Him)

Licensed Professional Counselor

I focused much of my study as an undergraduate and a graduate student learning the practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. My professional supervision and development has been centered around developing my skills as a cognitive behavioral therapist, and integrating it with expressive arts work.

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Aimee Polzin

Licensed Professional Counselor

CBT is a evidence based intervention that I employ to assist individuals to identify distressing negative thought patterns along with creating peace around situations that they can not control. I will often couple the intervention of CBT with mindfulness to optimize this strategy.

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Jeremy Jones (They/them)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC, CADC-II, BC-TMH

I have educational and practical experience in providing CBT interventions for both individual and group settings for both residential and outpatient treatment.

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Katie Playfair, LPC (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC (OR and Tx) LMHC (WA)

CBT is a very evidence-based approach to changing your behavior, thereby changing your thoughts. I rarely use CBT in isolation (I like to combine it with ACT) but CBT techniques are still my go-to approach for many common anxiety challenges.

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Audrianna J. Gurr (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC License and CADCI certificate, CDWF certificate

My longstanding practice involves exploring how our thoughts, feelings, actions and behaviors effect each other every day. In our work we identify thinking errors that can harm us in our work to resolve conflicts in our relations and within self esteem challenges. I am also certified in Brene' Brown's work which involves exploring our thought processes and how they can hinder us.

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Jeffrey Kiilsgaard (he/him/his)

Clinical Social Work Associate

MSW, CSWA, QMHP

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Amanda Holden, LPC, CADC-I

Licensed Professional Counselor

I utilize cognitive-behavioral therapy methods with almost all of my clients. I have discovered that profound therapeutic change often occurs for those who not only accept and make peace with their internal experience but also create practical solutions in their daily lives through behavioral and cognitive change.

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THRIVE Clinic

Clinical Psychologist

As a class of interventions, CBT has received more empirical support than any other type of intervention - and this is precisely why our practice has a strong emphasis on CBT. We like to think of ourselves as cBt (i.e. little c, big B) in our implementation of CBT, meaning that we tend to emphasize cognitive change through experience, exposure, and skills building.

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Heather Lokteff

Licensed Professional Counselor

In Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, we take a look at how your thoughts, emotions and behaviors interact and effect one another. It helps identify unhealthy ways of thinking and replace them with more beneficial thoughts that are in our own best interest. You’ll learn tools to practice outside of session in a practical, helpful way.

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Kay Endres

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Understanding how your thoughts directly effect your feelings and behavior is the first step in changing how you feel and behave. When my client become aware and use skills to change their thinking is it rewarding to witness the changes in their lives.

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Destry Stoner LPC, CADCIII

Licensed Professional Counselor

I utilize CBT to help clients reframe unhealthy thinking and identify thoughts/beliefs that are interfering with life goals. It is habit to rationalize our reasons for staying the same and/or not having the ability to change. This can be resolved by addressing our thoughts and beliefs and aligning our thinking towards our life goals.

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Jacob Curtis (he/him)

Licensed Professional Counselor

MA CADCI NCC LPC

I often use the principles and practices of CBT to help people address depression, anxiety, panic, and OCD. It helps one look at their thoughts and beliefs, build insight about feelings, and identify patterns to make changes in one's life.

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Kellie Collins, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

CBT provides excellent tools to deal with anxiety, depression, OCD, and other road blocks. In a short period of time I can teach you relaxation techniques, mindfulness exercises, and how to refute negative thoughts that clutter your mind so that you can focus on what you truly are passionate about!

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Marisa Benson

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

CBT is a well-researched, evidence based theory, which, is one reason I choose to integrate this theory into my practice with clients. I also incorporate CBT because I believe it is important to collaborate with clients in the therapeutic process, challenge cognitive distortions and irrational beliefs, and be intentional making healthy, lasting changes.

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Joan Laguzza, LCSW Joie PDX Counseling

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I use cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to help people recognize the relation between their thoughts, feelings, actions, and behaviors. This reliable method is versatile, and is easily adapted to address different issues and accommodate different viewpoints.

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Katie Clark, LPC,

Licensed Professional Counselor

NCC

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is considered among the most rapid in terms of results obtained. What enables CBT to be briefer is its highly instructive nature and the fact that it makes use of homework assignments. CBT is time-limited in that we help clients understand at the very beginning of the therapy process that there will be a point when the formal therapy will end.

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Felicia Turner

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Knowledgeable and gifted in a way that assists individuals in acknowledging their attitude, behaviors, and beliefs by focusing on how these processes relate to the way they behave and interact with the world and assist them in taking a more positive stand to improve their mental health.

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Nicole Kammerlocher (she/her/hers)

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

Throughout my training I have focused on using CBT as a focal point for understanding how we struggle with mental health and wellness, and how we can work through these struggles. I also use many other modalities, and believe that it is my job as a therapist to be flexible and meet you where you are as far as what techniques work and which ones don't.

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Leslie Jones

Licensed Professional Counselor

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy was a prominent approach in the 18 years of community mental health work I had the privilege to engage in. I was able to help clients formulate clear goals, develop applicable ways to practice useful techniques, and change thinking patterns that kept clients feeling stuck.

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Christa Cummins

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

I have worked with clients to make changes in their lives by examining the way they view themselves, others, their relationships, and the conventions in our culture, and by taking small, measured steps to new behaviors in a supportive environment.

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Lynne Coon

Licensed Professional Counselor

I've been a CBT therapist for 15 years. I believe we unintentionally create our own misery in the way we interpret the world in childhood. We take those beliefs into adulthood and don't have the awareness to realize our original thinking may have been faulty. I work to identify the ways you view the world that cause pain instead of happiness and help you adapt healthier thinking patterns.

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Corinne Allen

Clinical Social Work Associate

I am trained and experienced in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with both adults and adolescents.

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Andrew Elmore, MSW,CSWA

Primarily my cognitive-behavioral interventions, include exposure with response prevention, cognitive restructuring, relaxation training, social skills training, and stress management. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the most widely researched and evidence-based form of goal oriented therapy; CBT is significantly helpful for depression, anxiety, ocd and acute stress.

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Jason Durtschi

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I have been incorporating methods and skills of CBT in my practice for more than 12 years. I have completed related formal education and related conferences and workshops.

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Star Meadow Counseling

Licensed Professional Counselor

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a research-supported treatment that focuses on altering patterns of thinking that amplify your distress. I incorporate elements of CBT therapy in to the treatment of many types of disorders and emotional experiences, including depression, trauma, anxiety, anger management, and self-esteem.

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Danette Gillespie-Otto

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Cognitive behavioral therapy, or the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviors, is my secondary practice modality. I have extensive training in this model.

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Katrina Clark (she/her)

Clinical Social Work Associate

MSW, CSWA

I utilize a cognitive behavioral framework to help you identify and challenge cognitive distortions and barriers getting in the way of reaching your goals.

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Liz Powell (they/them)

Clinical Psychologist

CA PSY 27871; OR PSY 3068

With extensive training in CBT techniques and theory and over a decade of experience, I want to help you examine how your thoughts, feelings, and actions are interacting.

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Camille Keith, MS, NCC (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

MS, NCC

I regularly use cognitive behavioral techniques to help clients change their thought patterns.

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Deborah Nichols LPC, NCC (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC, NCC

I work from a cognitive behavioral model to challenge unhelpful patterns and create new ways of coping with the challenges you are facing.

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Joaquin Lopez (he/him)

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

MS, NCC

Using the insight garnered from our personal work, CBT offers the tools to restructure our thought patterns, modify our emotional responses, and create practical solutions to adapt new healthy behaviors and patterns that lead to successful mental health outcomes.

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Shari Davison, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Although my approach is eclectic I have a strong reliance on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. CBT helps us understand the relationship between our thoughts, feelings and behavior

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Michael D. Jolliffe (he/him)

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

MS

Special training from CBT-focused supervisors.

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Jenna Rasmussen

Licensed Professional Counselor

I was trained by the Beck Institute (founder Aaron Beck developed CBT) in CBT and use it, along with mindfulness, to treat many issues including depression and anxiety.

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Pauline Picco

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

My primary therapeutic orientation is cognitive behavioral therapy because I believe that our thinking can influence how we feel and how we behave. I have found this approach to be very successful in working with an array of problem areas including addictive denial, negative self-esteem, deflated thinking involved in depression, catastrophic thinking with anxiety, and relationship conflict.

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Joyce Yuan, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

CBT is a popular evidence-based therapy that focuses on the relationship among thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. In this therapy, you will learn how to evaluate and challenge thoughts that give rise to negative feelings and behaviors. You will also learn how to change problematic behaviors by gradually exposing yourself to triggering situations while practicing new coping strategies.

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Stacy Sheffler (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

Understanding how we think impacts our behaviors and emotions. Reframing those thoughts can influence our experience with others and the world.

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Rebecca Bradley

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy teaches us to mindfully acknowledge our responses to the external world. If we can begin to recognize how we think, feel and behave, or, operate we can make small changes to develop healthier patterns.

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Kate Robinson (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC, CADC1

I have participated in numerous CBT trainings and continue to learn about and practice this treatment approach. I have found that it is very effective for most clients and have seen positive results.

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DeShawn Williams

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW

CBT is one of the most common practiced and evidenced-based therapies among psychotherapies. Following my master's level training in social work I underwent another two years of supervision utilizing this treatment. This therapy is scientific and teaches skills that can be generalized across life situations. This therapy is very powerful to bring desired change in one’s life.

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Cameron Kemper (he/him)

Licensed Professional Counselor

I was supervised for two years by Dr. Matthew McKay, well-known author of multiple CBT texts used in psychology, counseling and social work graduate programs around the world. I have incorporated a CBT orientation in private practice and hospital behavioral health settings for the past 25 years.

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Kate Sturges, MA, LPC (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

I specialize in utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help us understand how our thoughts, feelings, and behavior impact each other and work towards changing thought patterns. My training also includes utilizing Exposure and Response Prevention treatment primarily to help those experiencing Anxiety and/or OCD.

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Azhar Sultanova

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC C5924

I use CBT tools and theories to help clients with their thoughts and thought patterns. CBT is the the leading evidence-based approach in helping multitude of issues and mental health disorders.

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Jane Plagge (she/her/hers)

Clinical Psychologist

Psy.D.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a treatment designed to increase our awareness of how our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors interact. CBT is skills based, providing you with tools to shift your thinking and your actions to improve the quality of your life and help you feel better.

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Suzanne Sanchez (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC

Thoughts, emotions, and behaviors are all inter-connected. In making alterations to your perspective, you will also be able to change how you feel and change habitual behavior. Through identification of core beliefs, challenging thinking errors, and use of chain analysis, I help clients make changes in their life.

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Johanna Courtleigh

Licensed Professional Counselor

MA, LPC

Our thinking impacts everything! Our sense of self. How we relate to the world. What we allow, and what we believe we deserve. Much of what we've learned, and continue to repeat to ourselves, actually isn't true. We want to make our mind an ally, not an adversary. As we develop a healthier relationship with our own mind, our stress reduces, our self-esteem grows and life becomes easier.

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Aja Stoner

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

I have been trained in various versions of CBT since 2009. CBT is designed to look at your thoughts, beliefs and perceptions. This type of therapy can be helpful to people who are seeking to change negative behavior patterns with substance use, conflict, family issues, anxiety, depression and low-self worth, shame, anger, resentment etc. CBT is evidenced based in treating a wide variety of issues.

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Lola Elliott

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

My education, CBT training, and extensive experience working with individuals, adolescents and families has given me the tools to help clients explore the complexities of past and present relationships, as well as maladaptive patterns, to find working solutions.

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Jana Corbett, Ph.D. (she/ her)

Clinical Psychologist

PhD, CADC-I

My basic training as a therapist was in CBT and it is the approach I have used the longest. Fact checking, reframing, and creating more helpful narratives about the things happening in our lives, that's all part of my box of tools I want to teach you!

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Shawna Oliver, LCSW (she/her)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW

CBT focuses on awareness and reframing thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. It can help identify obstacles that prevent positive feelings about ourselves and those around us. Awareness is often the key to change. It is also a collaborative approach that give individual the power to create the change they seek.

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Christopher Marquardt (he/his/they/them)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC

This lens investigates the words, thoughts and behaviors a client uses. If we can understand and gently shift/change these, there's a chance we'll see larger more sustaining changes.

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Paige Cameron LPC Intern

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

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Robyn Migliorini, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

CBT is a collaborative and goal-oriented treatment that focuses on teaching practical skills that stick. When applied to adult ADHD, CBT can help patients manage distractibility, plan, prioritize, monitor time, solve problems, and get things done. Helping patients maintain motivation and challenge negative thinking patterns is often an important piece of treatment, too.

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Derica Waller, MSW, LCSW - InnerLight Counseling (She/her)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

MSW, LCSW

My original training at Oberlin College's Psychology Department and my Masters of Social Work curriculum at Arizona State University both focused primarily on Cognitive-Behavioral skills in therapy.

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Heather Vliet (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

I work with clients to manage their symptoms of anxiety and depression utilizing CBT strategies. This approach is practical, directive and hands on. We'll talk about how thoughts, feelings and behaviors are connected and how to effect positive change by 'doing' differently. Also, in working with children, CBT is very effective in identifying areas for skills training and growth.

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Slade Wolf

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW

The science behind psychotherapy is clear: cognitive behavioral therapy is the treatment of choice for many conditions, including depression and anxiety. My training is in this treatment model and I have implemented it in my practice for over 20 years.

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Heather Rensmith (she, her, hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW, CST

training in CBT and helping people examine how thoughts influence actions and behaviors.

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Gabe Fields

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

CBT is based on the recognition that our emotional life is intimately interconnected with our ways of perceiving, and our actions/behaviors. Bringing close attention to what we are thinking and doing sets the stage for freeing ourselves from conditioned patterns that aren't working. CBT offers a direct, 'rubber to the road' quality of actively trying out new ways seeing and doing.

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Patrick Harvey

Licensed Professional Counselor

The connection between our thoughts/beliefs and our actions/choices cannot be under-estimated. Coming to recognize those and building new connections to more functional and effective thoughts/beliefs brings us to the place where better choices, actions, and outcomes can be made in our lives. Understanding where less functional thoughts/beliefs impact our lives is also important.

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Fayanna Johnson, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Renee Boles

Licensed Professional Counselor

CBT is a theory that has been empirically proven (a.k.a. it works!) to help with a variety of issues. I have used in in a variety of situations because of its versatility and effectiveness. I am CBT certified through a CBT certificate training course from PESI.

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Ivana Maclay

Licensed Professional Counselor

I believe in the relationship of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and have experience in identifying and challenging various aspects of these interrelated concepts to help you transition toward a more peaceful life.

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Jeff Guenther (he/him)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC

My approach to counseling is modern and scientific and that is why I tend to use cognitive behavioral therapy in my sessions. I am able to provide you with many tools and techniques to deal with the problem in the here and now. Together we will influence your current way of thinking into something that feels more neutral or positive. There are many CBT interventions that I am able to employ.

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Michael Crockett, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

CBT involves identifying and changing the maladaptive patterns in your thoughts and behaviors that are keeping problems stuck in place.

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PK Ponti-Foss

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

I work with clients to understand the relationship between their thoughts, feelings, and actions in order to make positive changes in their lives. This can be of especial help when clients feel that they are out of control and reacting rather than responding intentionally. It is also helpful for people who struggle with anxiety or depression.

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Rochelle Schwartz

Licensed Professional Counselor

My graduate education was largely based in CBT. I find it a useful tool in getting started, before digging deeper. Many clients have discovered irrational beliefs that have, til now, shaped their world view. Examining these can be a huge step towards change.

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Diana Groener

Licensed Professional Counselor

Much of my career has been working with individuals and groups from a cognitive behavioral perspective. There is a strong connection between our thoughts and beliefs, our emotional experiences, and the choices we make. Developing an understanding of that chain and the skills to influence it makes a significant difference in your quality of life.

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Terry Marshall

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a common form of treatment that centers around investigating the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that a person's mood is directly related to his or her thought patterns and is intended to help clients to recognize negative or inaccurate thoughts and replace them with healthier, more productive ways of thinking.

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Teresa Conlan

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

CBT is treatment focused on understanding problematic patterns of thinking that provoke certain problematic behaviors or reactions. A part of CBT treatment is working on skills, learned from sessions, out of session.

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Marena Passarelli

Licensed Professional Counselor

I use CBT tools and theories to help clients with their thoughts and thought patterns; CBT can be especially helpful in eating disorder/body image or anxiety related thoughts. CBT is the the leading evidence-based approach in helping numerous struggles and mental health disorders.

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Blake Locher, CRC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

The change principles of CBT exist throughout all approaches to counseling. The key is knowing when and how to focus on our beliefs, behaviors, and the way we treat our own feelings. Sometimes it’s most helpful to pay close attention to the bricks and mortar of our minds – through mindfulness, problem-solving, journaling, and other activities – to begin to change embedded patterns.

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Kimberly Filla (she/her)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW

CBT is based on the idea that how we think strongly influences how we feel and behave. It assumes that we can change the way we think, feel and behave with practice. I enjoy implementing CBT into my practice and have found it very beneficial with the youth, families, and individuals I have been fortunate to work with.

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Sam Skye (he/him)

Licensed Art Therapist

ATR, LAT, LPC

I am training in Trauma Focused CBT. I believe in deconstructing thinking errors as a means toward mental health. I do not adhere to a strictly CBT approach, but I do borrow heavily from the modality.

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Maxine Burton

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I received extensive training in this approach and have utilized this approach to effectively treat individuals with various issues and challenges including anxiety and depression.

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Korina Jochim

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

I practice third-wave CBT, which is a more modern, mindfulness-based form of CBT. In CBT we address long-standing automatic negative thoughts that stem from core beliefs we may need to re-tool. It is based on the theory that changing your thinking changes your feelings, which in turn adjusts behavior. It involves task and homework.

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Liz La Torella

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Thoughts, feelings and behaviors have an undeniable link to one another. In order to change one, attention must be given to them all. I worked in community mental health for over 8 years, wherein CBT was a primary approach to many presenting problems, thus I gained extensive first-hand experience using this theory and it's techniques.

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Diana Oxley, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor

I have extensive training in evidence-based approaches to therapy, especially cognitive and behavior therapy.

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Ryan Grassmann, M.A., LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy assists the client in helping to change unhelpful thoughts into thoughts that are more beneficial, and often more accurate! CBT addresses those troublesome core beliefs about yourself, others, and the world around you. Often clients find that re-framing these thoughts by challenging them results in more rational thinking and doing.

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Gina Watkins

Our beliefs impact our thoughts, thoughts impact emotion, emotion impacts behavior and our behavior creates our reality which then reinforces our core beliefs about self. CBT is a powerful approach to helping clients shift their patterns of thoughts and behaviors so they can live a happier and healthier life.

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Tiffany Butler

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is evidence-based, promotes measurable goals, and is among the most researched of all orientations. In its simplest form, CBT says that behaviors are prompted by feelings which are prompted by thoughts. If we want to change our feelings or behaviors, we can begin by examining the thoughts behind them. It is a concept clients can learn to apply independently as well.

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Kris Cavanaugh LPC, CADCI

Licensed Professional Counselor

Cognitive Behavioral therapy is one of the best ways to address depression and anxiety symptoms. It helps look at and shift some of the thoughts that can negatively impact how you feel and act. Sometimes our perceptions and thoughts about events or people or even life become so automatic that we aren't even sure what we are responding to anymore.

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Christine Artmann

Licensed Professional Counselor

Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective approach to helping individuals gain insight into the patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that are causing them to feel stuck. I will support you in recognizing distorted thought patterns and explore alternative explanations, helping you create new ways of coping with the challenges you are facing.

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Gia Buckberg

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

CBT is focused on helping clients deal with a very specific problem. In my experience, I have helped clients work through issues with their anxiety, anger, depression, emotional roadblocks relating to career transitions or relationship issues.

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sandeep kumar

Licensed Professional Counselor

CBT focuses on inner thoughts that drive behaviors. The process involves uncovering thoughts, examining what motivations might inspire them, and questioning whether they are still relevant to the current situation. CBT seeks to then change these thoughts. I diverge from CBT in that I don’t ask my clients to directly change thoughts. I encourage clients accept how thoughts might have been helpful.

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Josh Clark, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Thoughts, feelings and behaviors are inter-related, so altering one can help alleviate problems in another. Cognitive behavioral therapy aims to help you identify, challenge, and modify unhelpful ideas or behavioral patterns. CBT also includes relaxation training and guidance for interpersonal relationships. I use CBT to help clients suffering from phobias, anxiety, panic, or depression.

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Restore Therapy + Psychiatry

Ruth's holds extensive training and supervision in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by experts at Columbia University who helped develop and test this approach after the attacks on 9/11. Ruth has practiced TF-CBT with children and families since 2010 and has seen positive results with her clients. She utilizes this treatment as her primary speciality in private practice.

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Korel Ponti-Foss LMFT, ATR

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

I work with people to help them understand the connection between their thoughts, their feelings, and their actions so that they can notice what they are doing, and positive changes in their lives. This type of therapy is really useful for people with anxiety, depression, and trauma. Additionally, I often teach these skills to parents when their children have challenging behaviors.

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Nick Vaske, LCSW, CADC I (he/him)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW, CADC I

I have many years of experience working in residential, day treatment, and outpatient programs that use CBT individual and group counseling approaches to help both youth and adults understand their thought processes and learn specific skills that help them to more effectively accomplish their goals.

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Matthew Beeble

Licensed Professional Counselor

You may be seeking therapy because you are struggling with the way you are feeling or acting. These patterns are often influenced by inaccurate or negative ways you are thinking about yourself or interpreting situations with others. I use CBT to illuminate these patterns and help you change them.

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Alisha Phillips (She/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC

My training and practice in therapy primarily uses a CBT model- identifying the ways that thoughts, feelings, and behaviors work together and can lead to feeling stuck, as well as be used to make changes and grow.

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Brooke Gateley Meier

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) allows us to explore the connection between your feelings, thoughts, and behavior and also how they influence your day to day patterns and experiences. CBT provides us with skills to learn and work with to change these patterns into a different way of thinking and experiencing your emotions. This is especially helpful with teaching skills and personal growth.

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Lorraine McKenzie (she/her)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW

I love using CBT interventions to support individuals to create change!

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Amy Kennedy, MS,CRC

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

I completed advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with the Beck Institute. Techniques include addressing automatic thoughts, core beliefs and cognitions, and, developing a plan for change. The goal is to develop new ways of engaging that improve how you feel.

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Wes Harris (he, his, him)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC, CADC I

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Danielle Thompson

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

I utilize Cognitive Behavior Therapy as one of my main therapy modalities. If you change your thought patterns, you can change your mood, and it is evidence based to be successful

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Alyssa Moore (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

LPC

My graduate training focused on learning and practicing CBT with individuals and groups. I believe that thoughts, feelings, and actions are connected and influence one another. I use CBT to help identify and target specific thoughts, feelings, or behaviors that are problematic and work to disengage the cycle of negative influence then replace it with a more adaptive pattern.

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Desiree Stang

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

I am eclectic in my approach with a strong reliance on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I believe counseling is a process to provide insight and understanding in order to improve your life.

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Melinda Norman

Licensed Professional Counselor

I use an eclectic variety of techniques under this method to help you recognize patterns in your thinking, feelings, and behavioral choices that can be altered in order to live a more joy filled life.

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Jane Ward, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

CBT helps individuals identify and change errors in their thinking and consequently their behavior.

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Gillian Sleeman

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

CBT views our behavior as fundamentally influenced by our thoughts and emotions. CBT allows us to better understand these maladaptive or 'dysfunctional' thoughts and replace them with those that have a more positive influence over our behaviors. While we certainly cannot control everything and everyone around us, our thoughts and feelings are aspects of our lives that we can gain control over.

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