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We found 16 providers matching psychotherapy treatment and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Platinum HMO near Gainesville, FL.

Dr. Joseph Ed Thornton, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Thornton is a medical specialist in psychiatry. His areas of expertise include psychotherapy treatment, counseling services, and alzheimer's disease. Dr. Thornton honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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All Interests: Psychotherapy Treatment, Memory Loss, Counseling Services, Memory Disorders, Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Brian Kenneth Cooke, MD
Specializes in Forensic Psychiatry
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Brian Cooke works as a forensic psychiatrist. His clinical interests include substance abuse, depression, and psychosis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Cooke attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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All Interests: Depression, Community Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Psychotherapy Treatment, Psychosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jacqueline Ann Hobbs, PhD, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Jacqueline Hobbs works as a psychiatrist. These areas are among her clinical interests: psychosis, psychotherapy treatment, and major depression. Dr. Hobbs honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. She is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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All Interests: Depression, Psychopharmacology, Hypothyroidism, Psychosis, Cancer, Women's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jamie Robert Smolen, MD
Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Other
1600 Sw Archer Road; Box 100256
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Jamie Smolen is a medical specialist in addiction psychiatry. Dr. Smolen's areas of clinical interest consist of alcohol abuse, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and family therapy services. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Boston Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Massachusetts. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services

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Dr. Michael Fitzroy Nias, JD, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Psychiatry
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Mr. Michael Nias' specialties are social work and psychiatry. He practices in Gainesville, FL. Mr. Nias's areas of expertise include alcohol abuse, depression, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Substance Abuse, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services

Dr. Peter A Gold, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, 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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Specializes in Psychology
2833 Nw 41st Street; Unit 140
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Gary Geffken's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among Dr. Geffken's clinical interests: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy services, and family therapy services. He accepts 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), group therapy services, family therapy services

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Dr. Cindi G Flores, PhD
Specializes in Psychiatry, Counseling
1600 Sw Archer Road; Box 100371
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Cindi Flores' areas of specialization are psychiatry and counseling; she sees patients in Gainesville, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Flores include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), postpartum depression, and generalized anxiety disorder. She is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). She accepts 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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Dr. Shelley Christine Heaton, PhD
Specializes in Child Psychology
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Shelley Heaton is a pediatric psychologist in Gainesville, FL. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, dystonia, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Heaton takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Dr. Jill Sutton, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
4001 Sw 13th Street
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Jill Sutton's specialty is psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and major depression. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sutton honors. She is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Specializes in Family Therapy
4400 Nw 23rd Avenue; Suite A
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. William Farley specializes in family therapy and practices in Gainesville, FL. His areas of clinical interest consist of counselor education, family therapy services, and couples therapy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Farley honors.

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All Interests: Family Therapy Services, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Counselor Education

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Specializes in Counseling
5000 Nw 27th Court; Suite E
Gainesville, FL
 

Ms. Bonnie Baker is a counselor. Her areas of expertise include the following: family therapy services, couples therapy, and sexual abuse. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Baker honors.

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Relevant Interests: , family therapy services

All Interests: Family Therapy Services, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Sexual Abuse

Dr. Joseph McNamara, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Joseph McNamara's area of specialization is psychology. His clinical interests include depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. McNamara is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Nelle M Stephan-Lutz
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
2630 Nw 41st Street; D-3
Gainesville, FL
 

Ms. Nelle Stephan-Lutz specializes in family therapy and counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: person-centered therapy, family therapy services, and emotionally focused couples therapy. Ms. Stephan-Lutz is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , person-centered therapy, family therapy services, emotionally focused couples therapy, emotionally focused therapy (EFT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)

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Specializes in Psychology
4101 Nw 37th Place; Suite A
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Linnea Lindholm practices psychology. Dr. Lindholm has indicated that her clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Kristina Owens Chance
Specializes in Counseling
2114 Nw 40th Terrace; B4
Gainesville, FL
 

Ms. Kristina Chance works as a counselor in Gainesville, FL. These areas are among Ms. Chance's clinical interests: play therapy, person-centered therapy, and solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Chance takes.

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Relevant Interests: , person-centered therapy, solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), group therapy services, family therapy services, emotionally focused therapy (EFT), interpersonal psychotherapy

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What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is commonly referred to as talk therapy or simply therapy. Trained therapists help and guide patients as they talk through issues in their life and problem-solve ways to make healthy changes.

The use of therapy is extremely common, with millions of people going through therapy each year in the United States alone. It can be useful for patients who want to learn coping skills when they are facing difficult issues or need to heal from past trauma. Therapy can also be a support tool when patients are facing stressful periods in their life. Essentially, therapy is helpful any time life events require more mental or emotional resources than a patient currently has. Change is a major theme of therapy, offering a supportive environment for patients to make changes to their life or themselves so that past problems stop recurring in the future.

There are several different types of psychotherapy, with the most common being cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT. This type of therapy focuses on the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, is a form of CBT that encourages acceptance and validation as well as change. Interpersonal therapy focuses on relationships and communication as a pathway to feeling better. Psychoanalysis, an older form of therapy invented by Sigmund Freud, teaches that all problems stem from the unconscious. Although many people see therapists by themselves, not all psychotherapy is one-on-one. For example, in family therapy, the therapist treats a family as a unit. Patients can also participate in group therapy, where they meet as a group to work on issues.

Psychotherapy is a safe, powerful healing tool that can help patients lead happier and healthier lives. However, therapy is a joint effort between the patient and the therapist. Both need to work together in order for therapy to be effective.