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We found 13 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Vernon Hills, IL.

Diana Flores
Specializes in Psychology, Psychotherapy
49 Sherwood Terrace; Suite R, Office 1
Lake Bluff, IL
 

Ms. Diana Flores works as a psychologist, counselor, and psychotherapist in Lake Bluff, IL. Her clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, couples therapy, and clinical supervision. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois insurance. Ms. Flores speaks French. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Phobias, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Robert Hanson, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
900 North Shore Drive; Suite 200
Lake Bluff, IL
 

Dr. David Hanson is a psychologist in Lake Bluff, IL and Orland Park, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, eclectic therapy, and adjustment disorders. Dr. Hanson honors Blue Shield, Blue Cross, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Psychotherapy Treatment, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christina Joy Blodgett Dycus, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
250 Parkway Drive; Suite 150
Lincolnshire, IL
 

Dr. Christina Blodgett's areas of specialization are psychology and neuropsychology; she sees patients in Hoffman Estates, IL, In The Hills, IL, and Saint Charles, IL. Dr. Blodgett's clinical interests include elder abuse, geriatric consultation, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Developmental Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Asperger's Syndrome, Geriatric Consultation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
977 Lakeview Parkway; Suite 102
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Ronald Rosenthal is a psychologist in Vernon Hills, IL and Chicago, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rosenthal include depression, grief, and men's health issues. Dr. Rosenthal is an in-network provider for Blue Cross, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Anger Management, Play Therapy, Coaching, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew James Hoffman, PsyD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
128 Newberry Avenue
Libertyville, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Hoffman's areas of specialization are family therapy, psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Hoffman's areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. He is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Men's Health Issues, Education, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Serge Sorokin, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Other, Counseling, Psychotherapy
565 Lakeview Parkway; Suite 105
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Serge Sorokin's specialties are psychology, counseling, and psychotherapy. He practices in Deerfield, IL and Vernon Hills, IL. Dr. Sorokin (or staff) is conversant in Russian and Ukrainian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sorokin include alcohol abuse, depression, and infidelity issues. Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sorokin honors. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Sleep Disorders, Employee ... (Read more)

Dr. Rashmi Pandey, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
977 Lakeview Parkway; Suite 180
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Rashmi Pandey practices psychology and counseling. Clinical interests for Dr. Pandey include alcohol abuse, depression, and body dysmorphic disorder. She takes Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Pandey (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Pandey's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), rational-emotive behavior therapy (REBT)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
870 West End Crt; Suite 100
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Lana Peters is a psychologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Peters include depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Humana HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jerome Stanley Pietrzak, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
830 S Buffalo Grove Road; Suite 112
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Jerome Pietrzak works as a psychologist. His areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Pietrzak is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Behavior Therapy, Christian Counseling, Phobias, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
3405 N. Kennicott Avenue; Suite B
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Steven Johnson's specialty is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Johnson include depression, education consultation, and men's health issues. The average patient rating for Dr. Johnson is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors ValueOptions, MultiPlan, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Johnson's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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John W Benson
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
Suite 206, Office 2; 4160 Illinois 83
Long Grove, IL
 

Mr. John Benson specializes in counseling and psychotherapy and practices in Streamwood, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Long Grove, IL. Areas of expertise for Mr. Benson include imago relationship therapy, pastoral counseling, and eclectic therapy. He is an in-network provider for Land of Lincoln, ValueOptions, and MultiPlan, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Eclectic Therapy, Guided Imagery, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Coaching, Transpersonal ... (Read more)

Cathy J Drucker
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling
16595 Easton Avenue; Lincolnshire, Illinois, Office 1
Lincolnshire, IL
 

Ms. Cathy Drucker specializes in social work and counseling. Her areas of expertise include parenting issues, couples therapy, and clinical supervision. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, and Cigna insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), rational-emotive behavior therapy (REBT)

All Interests: Anger Management, Coaching, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Rational-Emotive ... (Read more)

Melinda Gronen
Specializes in Social Work
10 W Phillip Road; Suite 124
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Ms. Melinda Gronen is a social worker in Vernon Hills, IL. Her areas of expertise include mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), and family therapy services. Ms. Gronen honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

All Interests: Couples Therapy, Clinical Supervision, Consultation, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, ... (Read more)

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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.