Dr. Rebecca V. Fossel is a clinical psychologist licensed in the state of Colorado.
Dr. Fossel earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Georgia. She then completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the world-renowned Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania where she worked with Aaron T. Beck, M.D., the founder of cognitive therapy.
At UPenn Dr. Fossel served as a research protocol therapist in a clinical outcome study testing the effectiveness of cognitive therapy for borderline personality disorder. She has advanced training and extensive experience in treating mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, and many other difficulties.
Dr. Fossel has also taught and supervised doctoral students in clinical psychology at the University of Colorado.
Dr. Fossel provides evidence-based psychotherapy through her private practice in Boulder, CO. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adults and older adolescents with a wide variety of concerns. She most frequently treats clients struggling with:
Dr. Fossel is committed to providing the highest quality care possible to her clients. She regularly attends professional workshops to keep her knowledge of the most effective treatments up to date.
In recent years CBT has been expanding to include greater use of mindfulness and acceptance-based strategies. As clinical outcome research supports their use, Dr. Fossel integrates the latest advances in evidence-based psychotherapy into her work.