Cognitive Behavioral Counseling Philadelphia 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.

New Journeys in Recovery
(215) 634-6400
2927 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Congreso de Latinos
(215) 763-8870x1001
216 West Somerset Street
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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North Philadelphia Health System DDFI
(215) 787-2193
8 Street And Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), 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, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Kensington Hospital
(215) 426-8100x6019
136 West Diamond Street
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women
Language Services
Spanish

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Asociacion De Puertorriquenos En March
(267) 296-7200
2143 N 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Girard Medical Center
(215) 787-2000x2079
8th and Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Hotline
(215) 787-2000
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Casa De ConseJeria Drug And Alcohol Co
(215) 634-3259
213 West Allegheny Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Riverside Care Inc
(215) 226-1666
1007 West Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Khmer, Spanish

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Achievement Through Counseling and Trt
(215) 236-0100
1745 North 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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North Philadelphia Health Systems
(215) 787-2131
8TH Street And Girard Ave 11 Floor
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
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, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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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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