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We found 9 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept Medicare near Aventura, FL.

Dr. Coral L Schlosberg Arvon, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
2630 Northeast 203rd Street
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Coral Arvon is a family therapist, social worker, and counselor. Dr. Arvon (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew, Spanish, and Japanese. Her areas of expertise include the following: acceptance and commitment therapy, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. Dr. Arvon is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter A Gold, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
3600 Cleveland Street; Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Peter Gold's specialty is psychology. Dr. Gold's areas of expertise include substance abuse, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Problems, Drug Rehab, Attention ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
2100 East Hallandale Beach Boulevard; Suite 302
Hallandale Beach, FL
 

Dr. Alison Grossman's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Grossman include depression, existential psychotherapy, and humanistic psychotherapy. Dr. Grossman is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Education, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy, Forensic Evaluations, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
2627 N.e. 203rd St. S-214
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Bergman is a psychologist in Miami, FL and Plantation, FL. Dr. Bergman's areas of expertise include the following: depression, anxiety, and couples therapy. He honors Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Attachment Disorders, Anger Management, Sexual ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
2999 Ne 191st Street; Suite 701
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Michele Cohen works as a psychologist. These areas are among Dr. Cohen's clinical interests: depression, stress management, and women's health issues. She takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Sleep Disorders, Psychodynamic Therapy, Stress Management, Women's Health ... (Read more)

Louise K Center, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling
2627 Ne 203rd Street; Suite 211
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Louise Center is a social worker and counselor. Clinical interests for Ms. Center include eclectic therapy, parenting issues, and couples therapy. The average patient rating for Ms. Center is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Feminist Therapy, Mindfulness, Body-Mind Psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family ... (Read more)

Dr. Lilian A Odera, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
18441 Nw 2nd Avenue; Suite 224, Office 1
Miami Gardens, FL
 

Dr. Lilian Odera practices psychology in South Miami, FL and Miami Gardens, FL. These areas are among Dr. Odera's clinical interests: emotionally focused couples therapy, clinical supervision, and consultation. She honors Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Consultation, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Anger Management, ... (Read more)

David Ettinger
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling
2627ne203rd St 214
Aventura, FL
 

Mr. David Ettinger specializes in social work and counseling. Clinical interests for Mr. Ettinger include acceptance and commitment therapy, coaching, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
2999 Ne 191 Street; Ste.703
Aventura, FL
 

Ms. Linda Summer practices social work. Her areas of expertise include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services, and couples therapy. Ms. Summer accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Couples Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services, Individual Therapy

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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.