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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's specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mondell include crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. Dr. Mondell is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Jim Leffert works as a psychologist in Framingham, MA and Cambridge, MA. These areas are among Dr. Leffert's clinical interests: depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, CIGNA Plans, and more. His practice is open to 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 specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: skin picking, body dysmorphic disorder, and trichotillomania. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Keuthen is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. She welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Lee Baer's area of specialization is psychology. Dr. Baer's areas of clinical interest consist of hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Unfortunately, Dr. Baer is not accepting new patients at this time.

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

Dr. Noreen Reilly Harrington, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychiatry
50 Staniford Street; Suite 580
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Noreen Harrington's area of specialization is psychiatry. Dr. Harrington's clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services, and couples therapy. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Harrington welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Heather Kapson's area of specialization is psychology. Her clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, alcohol abuse, and depression. Dr. Kapson accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Jonathan Lerner specializes in psychology and practices in Boston, MA. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, behavioral medicine, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Lerner is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Stephen Safren practices psychology in Boston, MA. He is especially interested in depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Dr. Safren is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

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Specializes in Psychology
73 High Street
Charlestown, MA
 

Dr. Brian Ott practices psychology. His areas of expertise consist of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ott is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Dr. Ott welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Joel Pava's specialty is psychiatry. His areas of clinical interest consist of depression, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and anxiety. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pava honors. Dr. Pava is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy

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

Ms. Ellen Resnik's area of specialization is counseling. Ms. Resnik's areas of expertise include alcohol abuse, depression, and infertility. She is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and PacifiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Dikla Eckshtain practices psychology in Boston, MA and Roxbury Crossing, MA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Eckshtain include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mood disorders, and parenting issues. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is accepting 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 Parkman Street; Wac 812
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Corinne Cather works as a psychologist in Boston, MA and Brookline, MA. Dr. Cather is especially interested in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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

Dr. Paola Pedrelli is a psychologist. Her clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Pedrelli honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Her practice is open to new patients. She is conversant in Italian.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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

Dr. Jeanne Fama specializes in psychology and practices in Boston, MA, Hingham, MA, and Suite 235, MA. These areas are among her clinical interests: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Dr. Fama is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Fama welcomes 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. Her clinical interests 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. She is accepting new patients.

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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.