Chad Thielepape

MA, LMFT
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Accepted Insurance
  • S&W Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • TRICARE
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)
  • GPA
  • MultiPlan
  • Out of Network

Chad Thielepape, owner of Pathways Group Counseling Center, is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist from Temple, Texas. He utilizes a variety of counseling theories including Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. He has experience in individual, group, couples, and family therapy.

Chad counseled college students while at UMHB, military members while working with the HomeFront Center, and members of the community during his time at the Community Life Center. Chad’s ability to work with troubled adolescent males was honed while working for two years at a residential treatment facility.

Chad has been married for eight years and has two daughters. He has experience in collegiate baseball as both a player and a coach, and is passionate about sports, communication, teamwork, and the family unit.

Licensure
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Top Specialties
  • Adolescent males
  • Parenting
  • Couples
Education
  • Masters of Arts, Marriage and Family Christian Counseling
  • Bachelor of Arts, Behavioral Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications
Recent Training
(Upcoming) 11/2016: Oppositional, Defiant, and Disruptive Children and Adolescents
Non-medication approaches to the most challenging behaviors. Strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school.
5/2016: Dialetical Behavior Therapy; An Integrative Approach to Managing Emotional and Behavioral Dysregulation
Type of cognitive-behavioral treatment developed to teach skills to increase distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. DBT also addresses quality of life issues by teaching mindfulness skills to be more present and intentional in everyday living. Individuals are taught new skillful behavior to replace ineffective behaviors to assist them in achieving their goals.
4/2016: Personality Disorders: The Challenges of the Hidden Agenda
Overview of personality disorders and the goals attempting to be met by each disorder and their cluster of behaviors. Evidence based treatments were presented to target problematic behaviors such as self-harm, suicidal behavior, and ineffective relationship skills.