Cognitive Behavioral Counseling Conshohocken PA

CBT views compulsive or addictive behaviors and certain negative moods as learned and not the result of a character defect. Because these behaviors are learned, they can be unlearned.

Family House
(610) 278-0700
901 Dekalb Street
Norristown, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Malvern Institute
(610) 265-4509
100 Ross Road
King Of Prussia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Lower Merion Counseling Services
(610) 520-1510
850 Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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Intercommunity Action Inc (INTERAC)
(215) 487-1330
Counseling Program (ADEFCP)
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Valley Forge Medical Center
(610) 539-8500
1033 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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Interim House Inc
(215) 849-4606
333 West Upsal Street
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Central Montgomery MH/MR Center
(610) 279-9270
1201 Dekalb Street
Norristown, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Fairmount Behavioral Health System
(215) 487-4000x4000
561 Fairthorne Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Womanspace
(610) 649-8136
120 Ardmore Avenue
Ardmore, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Livengrin Counseling Center
(215) 540-8301
220 Commerce Drive
Fort Washington, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Cognitive Behavioral Counseling

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Counseling?

A CBT social learning model focuses on teaching interpersonal and self-management skills (CSAT 1999 a ). CBT is a skill-building rather than a deficit-oriented approach. Marijuana dependence is considered a learned behavior that developed in response to external (e.g., environmental, relational) and internal (e.g., feelings, thoughts) conditions. A CBT perspective suggests that the addictive behavior has become a favored strategy because of its repeated associations with predictable outcomes. For example, someone uses marijuana when he or she is sad, angry, lonely, or upset; he or she feels less bad when smoking and associates marijuana use with feeling better (at least in the short term). Over time, marijuana may be selected more often as a strategy to escape negative feelings or thoughts.

CBT views compulsive or addictive behaviors and certain negative moods as learned and not the result of a character defect. Because these behaviors are learned, they can be unlearned. The unlearning occurs through learning new skills and enhancing the client’s capabilities. The client develops skills to identify and cope with high-risk internal states and external situations that increase the likelihood of a slip. The counselor assigns the client homework to practice using the new skills. The client’s participation and the counselor’s positive feedback enhance client confidence in managing situations and create long-lasting behavior ch...

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