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We found 16 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept Self-Pay/Uninsured near Westport, CT.

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Dr. Marcia B Eckerd, PhD
Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
83 East Avenue; Suite 217
Norwalk, CT
 

Dr. Marcia Eckerd practices cognitive-behavioral therapy and child psychology in Norwalk, CT. For her residency, Dr. Eckerd trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Clinical interests for Dr. Eckerd include depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Eckerd is affiliated with Western Connecticut Health Network. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Wendy Spector Eisenberg, MA, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Counseling
7 Whitney Street Extension
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Wendy Eisenberg practices family therapy, psychology, and counseling. Areas of expertise for Dr. Eisenberg include acceptance and commitment therapy, crisis intervention, and behavioral medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Eisenberg average 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. David Paul Isenberg, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
400 Stillson Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. David Isenberg's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Isenberg include depression, behavior therapy, and intimacy issues. Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and ConnectiCare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Isenberg takes. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jessica Mass Levitt, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1275 Post Road; Suite 200c
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Jessica Levitt specializes in psychology and practices in Fairfield, CT. Her clinical interests include behavior therapy, depression, and life transitions. Dr. Levitt accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Joan S Franklin, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
400 Stillson Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Joan Franklin's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Franklin include behavior therapy, grief, and attachment disorders. She honors Self-Pay/Uninsured and United Healthcare insurance. Dr. Franklin has an open panel.

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Dr. Carol Swenson, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
215 Main Street
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Carol Swenson specializes in psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Swenson include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Swenson is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
75 Hillside Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Linda Ludwig's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Ludwig include depression, infertility, and phobias. Dr. Ludwig is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including ValueOptions, MultiPlan, and Health Net. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Jeffrey Von Kohorn, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
215 Main Street
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Jeffrey Vonkohorn specializes in psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Vonkohorn include behavior therapy, education consultation, and existential psychotherapy. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Vonkohorn is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Vonkohorn is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
1720 Post Road E; Suite 223
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Annalise Caron's areas of specialization are cognitive-behavioral therapy and child psychology; she sees patients in Westport, CT. Dr. Caron has indicated that her clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and family therapy services. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Specializes in Psychology
75 Hillside Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Lawrence Ludwig practices psychology in Fairfield, CT. His clinical interests include imago relationship therapy, crisis intervention, and psychodynamic therapy. He accepts Magellan Health Services, PacifiCare, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Sherrill Lee Werblood, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
114 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT
 

Dr. Sherrill Werblood's area of specialization is psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. Dr. Werblood is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
1720 Post Road E; Suite 223
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Suzanne Allen's area of specialization is cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Allen's areas of expertise include acceptance and commitment therapy, child abuse, and depression. She takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
16 River Street
Norwalk, CT
 

Dr. Eric Nicholson is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Norwalk, CT. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Nicholson's clinical interests encompass cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Laura Psychotherapist Van Riper
Specializes in Social Work, Psychotherapy
166 Kings Highway North; Office 1
Westport, CT
 

Ms. Laura Vanriper specializes in social work and psychotherapy. Clinical interests for Ms. Vanriper include acceptance and commitment therapy, narrative therapy, and person-centered therapy. Ms. Vanriper accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

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Michele Ann Lucas
Specializes in Family Therapy, Other
114 East Avenue; Suite B
Norwalk, CT
 

Ms. Michele Lucas specializes in family therapy. Her clinical interests include eclectic therapy, emotionally focused couples therapy, and gestalt therapy. Ms. Lucas is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Specializes in Social Work
181 Post Road West
Westport, CT
 

Ms. Amy Cawman works as a social worker. Her clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy services, and family therapy services. Ms. Cawman takes 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.