Dr. Peter Cousins, PHD

Dr. Peter Cousins, PHD

Psychology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Peter Cousins, PHD is a psychologist in Houston, TX. He specializes in psychology, child psychology, and more.

3701 Kirby Dr Ste 596

Houston, TX 77098

Contact Information

(713) 523-5778

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • CompPsych
  • Magellan Health Services
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Cousins' conditions and procedures:

Adjustment Disorder
Adolescent Counseling
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Anxiety Attack
Behavior Modification
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Chemical Addiction
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Counseling Services
Depressive Disorders
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Family Psychotherapy
Grief Therapy
Major Depressive Disorder
Marital Therapy
Marriage Break-Up
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Pain Management
Panic Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychological Testing
Psychotherapy Services
Relationship Issues
Relaxation Therapy
Separation Anxiety
Stress Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to treat the individual not just the problem. I am more solution centered than problem centered. I have a dry sense of humor, and use cognitive/behavioral methods and emotional focused therapy, although each person needs something...


  • Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology


  • 1984
    Texas Research Institute Of Mental Sciences
    Internship Hospital
  • 1979
    University Of Houston / University Park
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1977
    Oberlin College
    Undergraduate School


  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1977
  • Board Certified in Family Psychology, 1999
  • Sigma Psi Associate Member, 1977
  • National Institute of Mental Health Fellowship, 1977-1979

Media & Publications

  • Supportive and Aversive Behavior Following Spousal Complaints, 1983
  • Quantifying Family Process: Issues in the Analusis of Behavior Sequences, 1986
  • Power and bias in the z-score: A comparison of sequential analytic indices of contingency., 1986
  • The Munsenberger Files: Helping your children cope with divorce, 1996
  • Good Morning Houston Panelist, 1993

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I went to Dr. Counsins for a life changing event in my life physically, not only did he show compassion but recommended actions for me to try. He made me figure out that the physical condition was not the issue but the emotional one was i had to deal with and I figured it out with his help, never...Read More
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I would recommend working with Dr. Cousins as he is effective and supportive. I tried out other therapists in the Houston area and Dr. Cousins was a much better fit for me and the issues I was working through. With his approach I quickly saw results, and after each session I felt like I was making...Read More
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After a recommendation from my neurologist about pain management counseling for severe chronic headaches, I started seeing Dr. Cousins. Over the course of the 10 months that I saw Dr. Cousins, he was frequently very opinionated and sometimes argumentative over very small topics. I found it to be...Read More
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Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Magellan Health Services
Magellan Health Services HMO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Texas Workers' Compensation
Texas Workers' Compensation WC
TriCare for Life
Value Options
Behavioral Health