We found 6 providers with an interest in cognitive-behavioral therapy and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions Everyday Health Premier near Saint Petersburg, FL.

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Dr. Eric A Storch, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
800 6th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Eric Storch practices psychology. These areas are among his clinical interests: body dysmorphic disorder, child abuse, and hoarding. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Storch takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Storch has received include the University of South Florida Outstanding Research Achievement Award, University of South Florida; Gainesville Magazine; and 40 under 40 Award, NA. He is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Hoarding, Trichotillomania, Phobias, Developmental ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam B Lewin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
800 6th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Adam Lewin works as a psychologist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lewin include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Dr. Lewin accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Board of Directors, American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology; Career Development Leadership Program, ADAA; and Child Intervention, Prevention & Services (CHIPS) Fellowship, National Institute of Mental Health. He is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Patricia Porto Schmidt
Specializes in Counseling
5100 78th Avenue; Suite 7
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Ms. Patricia Schmidt's area of specialization is counseling. Her clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and adjustment disorders. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Ms. Schmidt honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Employee Assistance Program, Critical Incident Debriefing, Behavior Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jillian L Childres, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Rehabilitative Services
880 6th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jillian Childres specializes in psychology and rehabilitative services and practices in Tampa, FL and Saint Petersburg, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Childres include sleep disorders, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. Dr. Childres trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for her residency. Dr. Childres 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 open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Behavior Therapy, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention ... (Read more)

Dr. Betty Horng, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
800 6th Street S
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Betty Horng specializes in psychology. In her practice, Dr. Horng focuses on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Horng is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Karen Anne Knop
Specializes in Social Work
1210 66th Street N
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Ms. Karen Knop practices social work. Areas of expertise for Ms. Knop include depression, person-centered therapy, and eclectic therapy. Ms. Knop is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Employee Assistance Program, Forensic Evaluations, Person-Centered 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.
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