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

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

Dr. Sidney Mondell specializes in psychology and practices in Boston, MA and Charlestown, MA. Clinical interests for Dr. Mondell include crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. Dr. Mondell accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. James Steven Leffert, EdD
Specializes in Psychology
49 Hancock Street
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Jim Leffert's specialty is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Leffert include depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Leffert takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and CIGNA Plans. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, Men's Health Issues, Education, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Nancy Keuthen's area of specialization is psychology. In Dr. Keuthen's practice, she is particularly interested in skin picking, body dysmorphic disorder, and trichotillomania. 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. Dr. Keuthen has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Lee Baer specializes in psychology and practices in Boston, MA. His areas of clinical interest consist of hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Baer accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, 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

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Specializes in Psychology
1 Bowdoin Square, Suite 700; Mgh - Department of Psychiatry - Behavioral Medicine (bs07b)
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Jonathan Lerner's area of specialization is psychology. His clinical interests include diabetes, behavioral medicine, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Lerner is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Heather Kapson is a psychologist in Newton Center, MA and Boston, MA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kapson include acceptance and commitment therapy, alcohol abuse, and depression. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kapson takes. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
15 Parkman Street; Wac 8 Psychiatry Outpatient Depart;ment
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Stephen Safren specializes in psychology. These areas are among Dr. Safren's clinical interests: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, HIV/AIDS, Attention Deficit Disorder, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Anxiety Disorders

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

Dr. Corinne Cather specializes in psychology and practices in Boston, MA and Brookline, MA. Dr. Cather is especially interested in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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Specializes in Psychology
73 High Street
Charlestown, MA
 

Dr. Brian Ott's area of specialization is psychology. Dr. Ott's clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ott is open to new patients.

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

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Specializes in Psychology
50 Staniford Street; 401a
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Paola Pedrelli specializes in psychology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Pedrelli include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. She is conversant in Italian. Dr. Pedrelli is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Ellen Jean Resnik, MA
Specializes in Counseling
233 Harvard Street; Suite 36
Brookline, MA
 

Ms. Ellen Resnik specializes in counseling. These areas are among Ms. Resnik's clinical interests: alcohol abuse, depression, and eclectic therapy. She is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and PacifiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Dikla Eckshtain works as a psychologist in Boston, MA and Roxbury Crossing, MA. Her clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mood disorders, and parenting issues. Dr. Eckshtain is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

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Specializes in Psychology
15 Longfellow Place; Suite 209
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Jeanne Fama practices psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fama honors. Dr. Fama is accepting new patients.

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

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Specializes in Health Psychology
300 First Avenue
Charlestown, MA
 

Dr. Sarah Gray's area of specialization is health psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Gray include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), spinal cord injuries, and behavioral medicine. Dr. Gray accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Gray is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
2628 13th Street
Charlestown, MA
 

Dr. Thilo Deckersbach is a psychologist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Deckersbach honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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

Dr. Jennifer Burbridge practices psychology. She has a special interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Burbridge is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Her practice is open to new patients.

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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.