We found 9 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept Check near Laguna Niguel, CA.

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Dr. Suzanne Ruth Engelman, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
30131 Town Center Drive; #292
Laguna Niguel, CA
 

Dr. Suzanne Engelman practices psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and existential psychotherapy. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Engelman is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Carolyn Ummel Lindquist, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
380 Glenneyre Street; Suite D
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Dr. Carolyn Lindquist works as a psychologist in Laguna Beach, CA. Her clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and infertility. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Lindquist is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Richard Elliot Landis, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
30101 Town Center Drive; Suite 201
Laguna Niguel, CA
 

Dr. Richard Landis' area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Landis include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Landis honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Maria M Petrosino, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
30101 Town Center Drive; Suite 201
Laguna Niguel, CA
 

Dr. Maria Petrosino's area of specialization is psychology. In her practice, she is particularly interested in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Petrosino is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Thomas Anthony Habib, PhD
Specializes in Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Child Psychology
31897 Del Obispo Street; Suite 250
San Juan Capistrano, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Habib practices group therapy, family therapy, and child psychology in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Dr. Habib's areas of expertise include the following: crisis intervention, depression, and infertility. He honors Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He is affiliated with CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Stephen James Harris, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology
26381 Crown Valley Parkway; Suite 200
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Stephen Harris' areas of specialization are family therapy and psychology; he sees patients in Mission Viejo, CA. His areas of expertise include the following: adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Harris is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Marion Kramer Jacobs, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
2060 Temple Hills Drive
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Dr. Marion Jacobs' specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jacobs include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Jacobs is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
26302 La Paz Road; Suite 201
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Kristina Roberts is a family therapist, cognitive therapist, and pediatric psychologist. These areas are among Dr. Roberts's clinical interests: crisis intervention, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. Patients gave her an average rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Family Therapy
330 Park Avenue; Ste.#7
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Mr. Kirk Andrews practices family therapy. Clinical interests for Mr. Andrews include depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and pain management. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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What is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?

Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a form of psychotherapy or treatment for mental illness. It comes in a variety of methods, but the basic concept behind all CBT is the same -- our thoughts cause our feelings, which cause our actions. If we wish to change problematic behaviors or emotions in our lives, we need to start by changing our thoughts. CBT examines ideas and looks for patterns that may be causing harmful actions. The therapist helps patients modify those thought patterns and, in doing so, helps them feel better and cope more effectively.

CBT is one of the most widely studied forms of psychotherapy, and it has been shown to be extremely effective for a variety of mental illnesses. Some of the issues that respond well to CBT include mood disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse, sleep disorders, and psychotic disorders. In some cases, CBT has been shown to be as effective or even more effective than medication. One of the interesting things that the scientific study of CBT has shown is that CBT actually changes the way the brain works, physically improving its function.

CBT differs from traditional psychotherapy is a few key ways. One of the most important distinctions is the emphasis on the power and responsibility of the patient in CBT. The patient will be encouraged to be the one asking the questions in CBT therapy, and most patients are assigned homework to complete outside of therapy sessions. There is a concept in CBT that we all have the power to change how we feel, even if we cannot control the situation, and this can be very empowering for patients. Because of this power shift, the therapist-client relationship is not as critical to success in CBT as it is in other modes of therapy. Patients should still get along well with their therapists, but they do not need a deep, dependant emotional connection to them. Finally, because CBT often treats a specific issue or problem, it is usually shorter in duration than traditional therapy. While some therapies may continue for years, CBT lasts on average just 16 sessions.
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