We found 6 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept BlueCare near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Dr. Glenn Ross Caddy, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
100 Se 3rd Avenue; Suite 2010
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Glenn Caddy's area of specialization is psychology. His clinical interests include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Caddy's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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Dr. Parvonae Marie Shaw, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
840 Azalea Court
Plantation, FL
 

Dr. Parvonae Shaw is a psychologist in Plantation, FL. Patient reviews placed Dr. Shaw at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shaw include depression, infertility, and phobias. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Carmine Joseph Pecoraro Jr., PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
915 Middle River Drive; Suite #317
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Carmine Pecoraro's areas of specialization are psychology, neuropsychology, and counseling; he sees patients in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Palm Harbor, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Pecoraro include alcohol abuse, depression, and person-centered therapy. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT)

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Jason Wasser, MS
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
2699 Stirling Road; Suite C403e, Office 1
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Mr. Jason Wasser works as a family therapist and counselor. Clinical interests for Mr. Wasser include depression, infidelity issues, and separation. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is conversant in Hebrew.

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Relevant Interests: , mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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Specializes in Psychology
1020 S State Rd 7
Plantation, FL
 

Dr. Helen Ackerman practices psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Ackerman include behavior therapy, geriatric consultation, and life transitions. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ackerman is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

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Specializes in Psychology
915 Middle River Drive; Suite 204
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Adele Besner is a psychologist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavior therapy, depression, and life transitions. Dr. Besner is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Her practice is open to 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.
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