We found 4 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept TRICARE near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Julia Lucille Fischetto
Specializes in Counseling
218 Commercial Boulevard; Suite 210h
Lauderdale By The Sea, FL
 

Ms. Julia Fischetto practices counseling in Lauderdale By The Sea, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Areas of expertise for Ms. Fischetto include depression, adjustment disorders, and conduct disorder. Ms. Fischetto is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Parvonae Shaw's specialty is psychology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, infertility, and phobias. Dr. Shaw honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting 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 is a psychologist, neuropsychologist, and counselor. Dr. Pecoraro's areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and person-centered therapy. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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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 in Hollywood, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew. His clinical interests include depression, infidelity issues, and separation. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Wasser takes.

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