We found 33 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept Unicare near Charlestown, MA.

Dr. Jonathan A Lerner, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1 Bowdoin Square, Suite 700; Mgh - Department of Psychiatry - Behavioral Medicine (bs07b)
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Jonathan Lerner works as a psychologist in Cambridge, MA and Boston, MA. Clinical interests for Dr. Lerner include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Lerner honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lerner is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Trichotillomania, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Mindfulness, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
15 Parkman Street; Wang Ambulatory Care Center 815
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Nancy Keuthen's specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: skin picking, body dysmorphic disorder, and trichotillomania. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Keuthen accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Trichotillomania, Skin Picking, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sidney H Mondell, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
73 High Street
Charlestown, MA
 

Dr. Sidney Mondell practices psychology. These areas are among his clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mondell is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Mondell's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Sleep Disorders, Neglect, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
73 High Street
Charlestown, MA
 

Dr. Brian Ott works as a psychologist in Boxford, MA and Charlestown, MA. Dr. Ott's clinical interests encompass cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ott accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ott's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder

Specializes in Psychology
151 Merrimac Street; 3rd Floor
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Dina Hirshfeld-Becker works as a psychologist. She has indicated that her clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Dr. Hirshfeld-Becker is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Specializes in Psychology
Massachusetts General Hospital; Parkman St./wang 812
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Lee Baer's area of specialization is psychology. He is especially interested in hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Baer is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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All Interests: Depression, Hypnosis, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety Disorders

Specializes in Psychology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Sannisha Dale works as a psychologist. Her areas of clinical interest consist of cross-cultural issues, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Dale is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Cross-Cultural Issues, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Trauma

Specializes in Psychology
101 Merrimac Street; Suite 250
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Heather Kapson is a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kapson include acceptance and commitment therapy, alcohol abuse, and depression. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kapson honors. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kapson has an open panel.

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All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Coping Skills, Anxiety, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sarah Nyssa Gray, PsyD
Specializes in Other, Health Psychology, Counseling
300 First Avenue
Charlestown, MA
 

Dr. Sarah Gray's areas of specialization are health psychology and counseling. Clinical interests for Dr. Gray include acceptance and commitment therapy, behavioral medicine, and depression. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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

Specializes in Psychology
Massachusetts General Hospital; One Bowdoin Square 6th Floor
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Lauren Fisher's area of specialization is psychology. Her clinical interests include depression and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fisher honors. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Fisher welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Specializes in Psychology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Dikla Eckshtain works as a psychologist in Boston, MA and Roxbury Crossing, MA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Eckshtain include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mood disorders, and parenting issues. Dr. Eckshtain is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Eckshtain honors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Parenting Issues, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders

Specializes in Psychology
15 Parkman Street; Wac 8 Mgh Psychiatry Services
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Jennifer Burbridge works as a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Burbridge include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Burbridge is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Specializes in Psychology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Conall O'Cleirigh specializes in psychology. In his practice, Dr. O'Cleirigh focuses on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. O'Cleirigh is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Specializes in Psychology
15 Parkman Street; Wac 812
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Corinne Cather works as a psychologist in Boston, MA and Brookline, MA. Dr. Cather's clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cather accepts. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Specializes in Psychology
50 Staniford Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Louisa Sylvia is a psychologist in Newton Center, MA and Boston, MA. Her clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sylvia is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Specializes in Psychology
55 Fruit Street; Psychiatry Department
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Georgia Stathopoulou works as a psychologist. She is conversant in Greek. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stathopoulou include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Stathopoulou is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Stathopoulou's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral 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.
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