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Dr. Rebecca Sinclair Johnston, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
550 Belmont Street
Watertown, MA
 

Dr. Rebecca Johnston's specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: hypnosis (hypnotherapy), behavioral medicine, and depression. Dr. Johnston is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in French. Dr. Johnston is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Grief, Hypnosis, Stress Management, Meditation, Pain Management, ... (Read more)

Dr. Frederick Robinson Burrage, EdD, MSW
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
330 South Road
Bedford, MA
 

Dr. Frederick Burrage specializes in psychology and counseling and practices in Bedford, MA. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, existential psychotherapy, and gestalt therapy. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Burrage's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy ... (Read more)

Janet M Wiseman, MSW
Specializes in Counseling
138 Lowell Street
Lexington, MA
 

Ms. Janet Wiseman specializes in counseling and practices in Lexington, MA. Areas of expertise for Ms. Wiseman include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Education Consultation, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

Robert I Fox, MEd
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
7 Winn Street; 2nd Floor
Woburn, MA
 

Mr. Robert Fox's areas of specialization are counseling and psychotherapy; he sees patients in Woburn, MA. Clinical interests for Mr. Fox include critical incident stress management (CISM), depression, and suicide. He honors Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and PacifiCare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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Manuela Paola McShane
Specializes in Counseling
68 Leonard Street; Suite 306
Belmont, MA
 

Ms. Manuela McShane works as a counselor in Belmont, MA. Her areas of expertise include depression, body dysmorphic disorder, and person-centered therapy. Ms. McShane is in-network for Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Blue Shield, Neighborhood Health Plan, and more. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Phobias, Substance Abuse, Psychotherapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rose Anne Negele, EdD
Specializes in Psychology
33 Bedford Street; Suite 1
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Rose Negele practices psychology in Boston, MA and Lexington, MA. Patient ratings for Dr. Negele average 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Negele include crisis intervention, depression, and domestic abuse. Dr. Negele is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, Aetna, and more. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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Dr. Robert M Meier, PhD
Specializes in Social Work, Psychology
3r Wallis Court
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Robert Meier works as a social worker and psychologist. His areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and body dysmorphic disorder. Dr. Meier is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Anthem, PacifiCare, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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, Counseling
33 Bedford Street; Suite 20
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Marilyn Ritholz's specialties are psychology and counseling. Dr. Ritholz's areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and life transitions. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Grief, Men's Health Issues, Psychodynamic Therapy, Life ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
10 Tower Office Park; Suite 210
Woburn, MA
 

Dr. Beatrice Guilbault's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Guilbault include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. She honors Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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Gregory Mark Kaufman, MSW
Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
78 College Avenue
Somerville, MA
 

Mr. Greg Kaufman practices counseling and addiction therapy. These areas are among Mr. Kaufman's clinical interests: crisis intervention, addiction intervention, and life transitions. He is in-network for ValueOptions, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

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Specializes in Child Psychology
3 Wallis Court; Suite 8
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Howard Rossman is a pediatric psychologist in Lexington, MA. Dr. Rossman's areas of expertise include depression, adoption issues, and behavior therapy. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. 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, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's Health Issues, Education, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ronald Steven Molin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
32 South Street; Suite 201 A
Waltham, MA
 

Dr. Ronald Molin's specialty is psychology. Dr. Molin's clinical interests include adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Neglect, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services, Individual Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer Page Hughes, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
5 Linden Street
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Jennifer Page is a psychologist in Cambridge, MA and Hingham, MA. These areas are among Dr. Page's clinical interests: depression, life transitions, and stress management. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and United Healthcare. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Humanistic Psychotherapy, Grief, Coaching, Relational Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
394 Lowell Street; Unit 15 (2nd Floor)
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Peter Harakas' specialty is psychology. Dr. Harakas's areas of expertise include the following: acceptance and commitment therapy, behavioral medicine, and depression. He takes Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, United Healthcare, and more. He is conversant in Greek.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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

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Specializes in Psychology
240 Concord Avenue; Suite 2
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Sheila Maher works as a psychologist in Cambridge, MA. Clinical interests for Dr. Maher include depression, infertility, and grief. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, and more. Dr. Maher's practice is open to new patients.

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Amy E Marsili, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
94 Pleasant Street
Arlington, MA
 

Ms. Amy Marsili's specialty is social work. Her areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and person-centered therapy. Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Marsili honors. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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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.