The STRONG STAR Network recognizes mental health providers and organizations in achieving expertise in the implementation of Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD and Prolonged Exposure for PTSD for combat related PTSD.


STRONG STAR Network Providers are licensed mental health providers who have:

  1. Completed 2-Day Training in Cognitive Processing Therapy or Prolonged Exposure
  2. Completed 6 months of expert case consultation
  3. Completed Advanced Trainings in various topics associated with combat-related PTSD
  4. Completed Cognitive Processing Therapy or Prolonged Exposure with a minimum of 2 cases and submitted clients to the STRONG STAR Training Initiative Faculty for review. 

STRONG STAR Network Partners include organizations who employ mental health providers who have completed the STRONG STAR Training Initiative.



The following organizations have mental health providers enrolled in the STRONG STAR Training Initiative:

  • Institute for Couple and Family Enhancement
  • San Antonio Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
  • San Antonio College
  • STAT Counseling and Consulting
  • Bluebonnet Trails
  • Innova Recovery Center
  • Heart and Head Healing
  • A Peace of Mind Christian Counseling & Neurofeedback
  • Life's Journy Counseling and Community Services
  • Laurel Ridge Treatment Center
  • Kaleidoscope Counseling, PLLC
  • Embracing Harmony, LLC
  • Rio Grande Mental Health
  • Austin Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services
  • West Texas Counseling & Guidance
  • University of Texas University Health
    Services & Counseling and Mental Health Center
  • Butterflies Prospering Behavioral Health Services, LPC
  • Austin Center for Therapy and Assessment
  • Living in Authority, PLLC
  • Carr P. Collins Salvation ARmy
  • Fort Worth Brief Therapy Center, PLLC
  • Avery Behavioral Health
  • Denton Police Department
  • Houston Fire Department
  • Lotus Counseling, PLLC
  • His Story Coaching and Counseling
  • Cales Psychology and Counseling
  • Life Guide Counseling Services
  • Great Life Counseling Center
  • Samaritan Center for Counseling
  • You and Family Counseling
  • MHMR Tarrant County, Veteran's Services
  • Mind Your Self Counseling
  • Coastal Synergy Associates
  • C2 Counseling
  • Veteran's One Stop- Waco
  • SHSU Counseling Center
  • Forward Motion
  • Whole Wellness Counseling
  • Warrior Research Institute
  • Angels on the Horizon
  • Pathfinders Counseling & Consulting