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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Athens, GA

The best way to find out if this approach is for you is to schedule a 15 - 20 minute consultation. Depending on your clinician’s availability, this consult may be held over the phone, via video, or in-person.

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Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based talk therapy that helps people learn how their thoughts and feelings influence their behavior. A therapist who is trained in CBT helps the client identify the patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behavior that lead to cycles of distress and then teaches how to change them.

Challenging negative thoughts helps a client develop the confidence needed to try changing their behavior. A CBT therapist can also teach a client new coping skills such as how to relax, how to recognize and manage anxiety, or how to take action when feeling overwhelmed.

Therapy takes place over a specified number of sessions depending on the client’s situation and includes homework. CBT is one of the most effective treatments for a range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, PTSD, eating disorders, and substance abuse problems, and is one of the most widely used.

Our team of highly skilled and compassionate therapists offers cognitive behavioral therapy to the residents of Athens, GA. We work with our clients to help them overcome a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, and more.

If you’re looking for CBT in Athens, GA, please contact us today to schedule a free consultation. This 20 to 30-minute phone call will help you determine if CBT with HWP is the right fit for your needs. 

Athens, Georgia CBT Sessions

CBT can be very effective for people with symptoms of stress or anxiety because they learn how to transform their thought patterns and manage their emotions. Those who require addiction treatment are also good candidates for CBT. Plus, people with chronic pain or medical conditions can benefit from CBT, as it can help them deal with the pain and other symptoms in a more positive way.

In addition to helping clients cope with stressful life events, CBT can help many people develop healthier coping skills and emotional support by building better relationships with others. CBT is most effective when the client is actively engaged in therapy and completes homework assignments. 

What are the Benefits of CBT to Athens Area Residents?

There are many benefits to cognitive behavioral therapy, which is why it is considered the preferred treatment for many mental health issues. Our team helps you recognize and understand how your thoughts, feelings, and behavior are connected.

CBT teaches people how to challenge their thoughts and channel their emotions into more constructive behaviors. It can help you to develop new skills that will help them cope with future challenges.

CBT helps you learn how to transform how you feel and act, leading to relief from a range of symptoms. The overwhelming problems that prevent you from experiencing a good quality of life are broken down to create achievable changes in thinking, feeling, and behavior. 

By learning new ways of thinking and behaving in therapy, you can learn how to change your perceptions in a way that benefits your mood.

Schedule a Free Consultation for CBT in Athens, GA

If you’re looking for a therapist who offers CBT in Athens, GA, please contact us today. Our therapists have years of experience helping people overcome a variety of issues, and we offer convenient online scheduling so that you can easily find a time that works for you. We offer free consultations so that you can determine if CBT with HWP is the right fit for your needs.


Individual Counseling Session Rates

All sessions are 45 – 50 minutes long and are held either in person or via video. Sessions are typically scheduled every week or every other week at a minimum.

$155 – $175 per session

Individual counseling rate varies per clinician. Please see clinician bios for more information regarding specialties and rates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule an appointment?

If you are a new client, you may schedule your complimentary consultation or your initial appointment by visiting the contact page and filling out the short form or outreaching directly to your desired provider by calling (470) 231-5355.

If you are an existing client, please outreach to your provider directly either by telephone, email, or via the client portal secure messaging system.

Do you accept my insurance?

HWP does not accept insurance. Managed care companies were created to “manage” and contain escalating health care costs. Their bottom line is to reduce costs and raise profits; it is not to increase the quality of care professionals provide or your quality of life. HWP is solution-focused on quality of life and personal goals.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel or change your appointment, we ask you to inform your provider at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled session start time. Your full session fee will be charged for missed appointments and cancellations received less than 24 hours in advance.

What forms of payment do you accept?

Cash, credit cards, and health savings (HSA) or flex spending account (FSA) cards that have a major credit card logo on it are all accepted forms of payment.