Cognitive Behavior Theropy

Join CCBT: A Supportive Culture, an Established CBT Practice

Why Join CCBT?

A Supportive Place to Practice!

CCBT is a practice that combines evidence-based treatment approaches with a supportive, friendly social culture. Dr. Arnold, who is the Director, is available everyday to talk (when he’s not seeing patients or active in leadership in psychology), and the other practitioners can almost always be found in the hallway or the kitchen for a quick consult.

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FAQs About CCBT as a Place to Practice:

How does CCBT help me with my CBT skills?

Everyone who affiliates gets a copy of Leahy’s Cognitive Therapy Techniques to provide basic overviews and forms on the most frequently used CBT strategies. CCBT also provides ongoing training, at no cost to affiliates, covering basics of CBT, applied behavior analysis, parenting management training, and other CBT approaches and techniques.

Does CCBT use an EHR?

CCBT uses a cloud-based electronic health office management system that includes most PHI features for mental health. By the end of 2016, CCBT will adopt an expanded EHR system that will use an efficient, CBT oriented, clinical note form.

I’m an Early Career Professional (ECP), can CCBT build my practice?

CCBT is dedicated to helping ECPs get going. CCBT also sponsors ECP activity professional, through supporting attendance at breakfasts or social events at conventions. And, CCBT has contracts with third party payers that may just overcome any barriers to your access to those panels.

What about leadership? Is CCBT just another practice?

CCBT is a leader in practice innovation and operation. It’s operational model has been featured at summits and in workshops. And…CCBT is on the cutting edge of healthcare innovation through its measurement of patient experience, patient functioning, symptom reduction, and financial integration.

How long to fill my caseload?

CCBT is well regarded in the community, and among MCOs. As a result, CCBT can refer patients quickly, and receives about 100 intake new patient contacts per week.

Who is CCBT Looking to Have Affiliate?

CCBT is looking for CBTers at any stage of career development, as long as they have an independent practice license and can demonstrate CBT skills. If you work with kids, CCBT really wants to talk with you and will offer incentives for you to affiliate.

What if you’re a trainee, you ask. In 2016, Ohio Medicaid will permit PCs, LSWs, and psychology trainees to see patients under supervision. The rules, as of the writing of this page, aren’t implemented but are in force.  If you think you might want to earn your hours toward independent licensure, we have PCC-S and LISW-S who will supervise you once the program is operational. If you’re a post-doctoral psychology resident or psychology trainee and have an interest in training at CCBT, let Dr. Arnold know.

What if I own a practice and want to get rid of the administrative headaches? CCBT can either integrate an existing practice, or provide administrative support through its Independent Practicing Association.  Contact us to find out more.

Whether you’re an early career professional, or a seasoned provider, CCBT works hard to give you an experience that supports your work and makes you glad you affiliated with us.

All the Attention to Business You’ll Need To Succeed as a CBT Professional!

CCBT receives 100 to 125 contacts per week from our marketing programs.  All you have to worry about is helping people get better, we take care of everything else. Are you an Independently Licensed psychologist, social worker, professional clinical counselor or MFT in Ohio?  Become a Part of CCBT….

  • Credentialing on Major Panels and Case Load Development Before Seeing your First Patient
  • Collection of 85+% of insurance charges in less than 30 days
  • Electronic scheduling and billing, insurance benefits verification, risk-managed patient informed consent forms, efficient intake processes
Leadership in the Field

CCBT is a leader in the field.  Our practice was featured as one of 4 practice models presented at a regional/multi-state summit in NYC in May 2015.  Further, CCBT works hard to help you access leadership roles in your profession if that’s of interest to you. Join CCBT and find out how we support your advanced credentialing, advanced training, and leadership work.

This year, Dr. Arnold presented in three sessions at APA’s convention, two on specialization, and one on integration of CBT into health psychology’s BioPsychoSocial model. He’s active in leadership and governance at the state and national level, working hard to keep CCBT out in front of mental health services.

CCBT also brings in national speakers. Here is a picture of a recent CE activity:  Dr. Emily Voelkel presents on Cognitive Processing Therapy (as a part of CCBT’s CE program).

Dr. Voelkel on Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD in Veterans
Dr. Voelkel on Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD in Veterans

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Why Affiliate with CCBT?
  • Supportive and Friendly Culture
  • Access to the Latest in CBT Strategies
  • Highly Professional with an Emphasis on Risk-Managment
  • Ready-to-go for ICD 10
  • Two Options: Employee or Independent Practicing Affiliate (IPA) Status
    • If you join as an Employee, and are full-time, you may be eligible for health insurance and a Simple IRA. If you have an interest in being a full-time employee, please indicate that in your contact, and consider that productivity requirements are a part of employment.
  • Experienced and Friendly Administrative Staff
  • Credentialing
  • Continuing Education (Free to employees and affiliates)
  • Business Management
  • Billing and Payment Management
  • Marketing
  • Professional Office Space
  • Supportive Work Environment
  • Professional Operational Management
  • Possible State Tax Benefits as an IPA
  • Benefits of a well-run Management Services Organization