Counseling to Simplify Life

Professional Statement

As a licensed professional counselor and licensed chemical dependency counselor, I am here to help you address concerns which may be affecting the quality of your life.

My goal is to help you find solutions that will empower you to make daily and lifelong changes. I will help you to identify your strengths and build on those strengths to live a more fulfilling life.

Professional Experience

In Private Practice since 1994.

Clinician/Therapist for Adult/Adolescent Unit in a Psychiatric Hospital.

Therapist for Children's Support Group as an adjunct to the Adult Aftercare Group  Chemical Dependency Adult Program.

Co-Therapist of Adolescent Groups with a Psychiatrist in Private Practice.

As a Counselor for Safe & Drug Free Schools, I provided individual and small group counseling grades K-12 in NISD.

Counselor Supervisor / Consultant for Safe & Drug Free Schools & Communities Program in NISD.

Professional Trainer of Educators and Staff in NISD.

Community Liaison for The Substance Abuse Program in NISD.

As a School Counselor of grades K-12, I provided classroom guidance, individual counseling, and small group counseling in NISD. 

Classroom Math Teacher in NISD.

Overall, 26+ years experience in elementary, middle & high school in NISD.

Licenses and Certifications

Masters Degree In Educational Psychology/Special Education 1983

Bachelors Degree In Early Childhood/Elementary Education 1979

Licensed Professional Counselor (TDSHS)

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (TDSHS)

Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (NACBT)

Nationally Certified Counselor (NBCC)

Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (TCBADAC)

Advanced Addiction Counselor (AAC)

Alcohol and Drug Counselor - Level III (ADC III)

Certified Addictions Specialist (CASE)

Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS)

Certified PK - 12 School Counselor (TDSHS)

Certified Special Education Counselor (TDSHS)

Professional Associations

AMHCA - American Mental Health Counselors Association

NAADAC - The Association for Addication Professionals

NACBT - The National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists

NAFC - National Association of Forensics Counselors

NBCC - National Board for Certified Professionals

TAAP - Texas Association of Addiction Professionals



For new clients: please download, complete and sign intake prior to the initial session.

For returning clients (6+ months), please update Intake with current information.

Medical Release

Use this form to request record release to/from physicians, psychiatrists or attorneys to our office.

Insurance Form

Use this to file a claim with your insurance company.  Attach the copy of your invoice from Pat Tebbs-Gates' office to this form.

Claims are automatically filed for TRICARE

Insurance and Payment Accepted

Insurance Accepted

In-Network Provider for Tricare Prime and Tricare Standard plans.

 Pat Tebbs-Gates is an out-of-network provider for most PPO insurance plans.

Payment Accepted

Accepts Cash Payments

Accepts Checks 

Language Spoken

English only

Contact Us

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Please contact us with questions.

Pat Tebbs-Gates Counseling

6502 Bandera Road, Ste. 200C, San Antonio,TX 78238

(210) 521-9330


Hours are Monday - Thursday

12:00 - 7:00 p.m.

By Appointment Only