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We found 22 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions near Lexington, MA.

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

Dr. Rebecca Johnston works as a psychologist. Dr. Johnston is conversant in French. Her clinical interests include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), behavioral medicine, and depression. She is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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

Dr. Frederick Burrage is a psychologist and counselor in Bedford, MA. These areas are among Dr. Burrage's clinical interests: depression, existential psychotherapy, and gestalt therapy. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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

Ms. Janet Wiseman works as a counselor. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Ms. Wiseman is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

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

Mr. Robert Fox practices counseling and psychotherapy in Woburn, MA. These areas are among his clinical interests: critical incident stress management (CISM), depression, and suicide. He is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and PacifiCare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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's specialties are social work and psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Meier include alcohol abuse, depression, and body dysmorphic disorder. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and PacifiCare. 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. She practices in Boston, MA and Lexington, MA. Her clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and life transitions. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ritholz welcomes new patients.

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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. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, body dysmorphic disorder, and person-centered therapy. Ms. McShane accepts Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Blue Shield, Neighborhood Health Plan, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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

Dr. Rose Negele is a psychologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Negele include crisis intervention, depression, and domestic abuse. She is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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

Dr. Beatrice Guilbault practices psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Guilbault include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Guilbault honors Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She is open to new patients.

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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 in Cambridge, MA and Somerville, MA. His areas of expertise include crisis intervention, addiction intervention, and life transitions. He is an in-network provider for ValueOptions, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

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

Dr. Ronald Molin practices psychology. His areas of expertise include adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Molin takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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

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

Dr. Sheila Maher works as a psychologist. Dr. Maher's areas of expertise include depression, infertility, and grief. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Howard Rossman's area of specialization is child psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Rossman include depression, adoption issues, and behavior therapy. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and more. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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

Dr. Jennifer Page specializes in psychology and practices in Cambridge, MA and Hingham, MA. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, life transitions, and stress management. Dr. Page accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and United Healthcare, 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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Specializes in Psychology
394 Lowell Street; Unit 15 (2nd Floor)
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Peter Harakas is a psychologist in Lexington, MA and Woburn, MA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Harakas include acceptance and commitment therapy, behavioral medicine, and depression. He takes Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and United Healthcare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Harakas is conversant in Greek.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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

Ms. Amy Marsili practices social work in Arlington, MA. Ms. Marsili's clinical interests include alcohol abuse, depression, and person-centered therapy. She honors Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross, as well as other insurance carriers. 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.