Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Texas Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

At Stanford Couples Counseling, we provide in-person and online cognitive therapy treatments. We strive to help patients effectively overcome life’s challenges and learn the skills they need to stay well after treatment.

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What Is CBT?

Cognitive behavioral therapy, which is also known as CBT, is a short-term psychotherapy treatment. It follows an evidence-based approach to modify thought patterns to improve both emotional and mental wellness.

Unlike other forms of therapy, CBT delves into how thoughts, feelings and behaviors are all connected and directly affect each other. This form of therapy is also much more focused on the present. In other words, CBT is based on the idea that any negative feelings or behaviors are a result of current distorted thoughts.

During the CBT process, various techniques are used to:

  • Identify thought patterns.
  • Determine whether or not those thoughts are accurate.
  • Replace them with more realistic, beneficial ones. 
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Why Choose Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term therapy. It’s effective at treating an array of conditions and disorders, such as:

  • Anxiety.
  • Depression.
  • General stress.
  • Bipolar.
  • Eating disorders like bulimia and binge eating.
  • Substance abuse.
  • Antisocial behaviors.
  • OCD.
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Regardless of the condition, CBT can equip you with the skills you need to change negative habits and patterns. Working alongside a trained team of therapists, you’ll be able to explore what you feel and what influences these thought patterns. Because CBT is a skill-based form of psychotherapy, you’ll also leave treatment with an understanding of how you can continue to apply these skills to stay well in the future.

Our CBT Staff Members

At Stanford Couples Counseling, we offer in-person and online cognitive behavioral therapy. Whichever one you choose, our mental health professionals will support you every step of the way. Several of our staff members, including Dr. Jennifer Fast, are trained in CBT and can be found here.

Dr. Fast is passionate about helping her patients reach personal and professional goals by understanding patterns. She works with patients to develop strategies to disrupt these patterns and make any changes to create new ways of being.

About Our CBT Therapy Approach

No matter which therapist you work with, we incorporate a solutions-oriented approach at Stanford Couples Counseling. We aim to meet you wherever you may be, help you figure out what you want to achieve in therapy and then ensure you progress to reach those aspirations. We’ll help you focus on tangible, identifiable and measurable goals.

Our Reimbursement Process

The team at SCC is passionate about ensuring our clients get the treatment they need. We can provide you with the resources you require to submit your insurance claims for our services.

Going to an out-of-network therapist can come with several benefits. They can provide highly personalized services, quick booking and more frequent sessions than in-network providers. For people that are looking to use insurance benefits for counseling, some out-of-network services are eligible for partial reimbursement.