Cognitive Behavioral Counseling Erie 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.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(814) 860-2122
135 East 38th Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Deerfield Dual Diagnosis
(814) 878-2103
2610 German Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults

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Catholic Charities And Counseling Adop
(814) 456-2091
329 West 10th Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Erie City Mission
(814) 452-4421
1017 French Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Gaudenzia Erie Inc
(814) 459-5853
521 West 7th Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Saint Vincent Health Center
(814) 452-5219
1910 Sassafras Street
Erie, PA
Hotline
(814) 452-5555
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Gaudenzia Erie Inc
(814) 459-4775
414 West 5th Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Catholic Charities Counseling
(814) 456-2091
329 West 10 Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Esper Treatment Center
(814) 459-0817
25 West 18th Street
Erie, PA
Hotline
(814) 459-0817
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
Spanish

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Glenbiegh Center of Erie
(814) 864-4226
4906 Richmond Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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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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