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We found 37 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept Aetna Bronze HMO near Philadelphia, PA.

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Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
255 S 17th Street; Medical Tower - Suite 2708
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Stuart Kurlansik works as a cognitive therapist in Philadelphia, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kurlansik include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Kurlansik honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Systematic Desensitization, Phobias, Coping Skills, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology
3900 Woodland Avenue; Mirecc 116
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Steven Sayers specializes in family therapy and psychology. These areas are among Dr. Sayers's clinical interests: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services, and couples therapy. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Philadelphia VA Medical Center.

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

Dr. Karen Anita Zelaya-Kendall, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1845 Walnut Street; Suite 865
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Karen Zelaya-Kendall's specialty is psychology. In Dr. Zelaya-Kendall's practice, she is particularly interested in borderline personality disorder (BPD), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and dialectical behavior therapy. She is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zelaya-Kendall honors. Dr. Zelaya-Kendall has received the following distinction: Scholarship for Early Career Psychologists from National Register of Health Service Psychologists.

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All Interests: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Borderline Personality Disorder, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Dr. Kevin Kuehlwein, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
1616 Walnut Street; Suite 1120
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kevin Kuehlwein specializes in psychology and psychiatry and practices in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Kuehlwein's areas of expertise include the following: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and individual therapy. Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kuehlwein takes. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy

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Specializes in Psychology
3440 Market Street; Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Katherine Dahlsgaard's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Dahlsgaard include trichotillomania, anxiety, and parenting issues. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Dahlsgaard is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Trichotillomania, Adjustment Disorders, Phobias, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, Agoraphobia, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
3440 Market Street; Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Rhonda Boyd is a psychologist. These areas are among Dr. Boyd's clinical interests: depression and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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Specializes in Psychology
1 Presidential Boulevard; Suite 204
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Richard Lowe specializes in psychology. His clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Highmark, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lowe welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Personality ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
15 Presidential Boulevard; Suite 202
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Gerbner is a psychologist in Bala Cynwyd, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gerbner include depression, life transitions, and stress management. Dr. Gerbner is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HSA, Magellan Health Services, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Men's Health Issues, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy, Interpersonal ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew B Wintersteen, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
833 Chestnut Street; Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Wintersteen's specialty is psychology. These areas are among Dr. Wintersteen's clinical interests: depression, phobias, and existential psychotherapy. He is in-network for Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Aetna Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
28 Rock Hill Road
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Gary Ames practices psychology. In addition to English, he speaks Polish. Dr. Ames's areas of expertise include the following: acceptance and commitment therapy, domestic abuse, and phobias. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Highmark, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Phobias, Developmental Disabilities, Dissociative ... (Read more)

Dr. Marcia Polansky, ScD, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Psychotherapy
1518 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Marcia Polansky's specialties are social work, psychology, and counseling. Areas of expertise for Dr. Polansky include depression, narrative therapy, and person-centered therapy. She accepts Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Polansky is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Dissociative Disorders, Sleep Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
34th & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Joanna Cole is a psychologist. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Cole include: American Psychological Foundation Weiss Visionary Funds Grant Program; Boston University School of Medicine Alpert Grant from the Department of Pediatrics; and National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism Travel Award. Dr. Cole is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

All Interests: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Grief, Substance Abuse, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rachel E Millner, PsyD
Specializes in Social Work, Psychology
3440 Market Street; Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Rachel Millner is a social worker and psychologist. Dr. Millner's areas of expertise include person-centered therapy, couples therapy, and object relations therapy. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Millner takes. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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Specializes in Psychology
3440 Market Street; Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Alison Zisser practices psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zisser include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Zisser is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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Specializes in Psychology
3535 Market Street; 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Greeson practices psychology. His areas of expertise include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), behavioral medicine, and stress management. Dr. Greeson honors Aetna, Aetna Bronze, Aetna HSA, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Pain, Coping Skills, Dysthymia, Sleep Disorders, Emotional ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling
3600 Conshohocken Avenue; Suite S\c-6
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Dina Nevo's areas of specialization are family therapy, social work, and psychology; she sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Nevo include psychodynamic therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and family therapy services. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nevo honors. Dr. Nevo (or staff) speaks Hebrew and French.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Psychodynamic Therapy, Anxiety, Couples Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy ... (Read more)

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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.