Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Therapists and Psychiatrists in Cambridge, MA

The following therapist and psychiatrists are experts in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and have offices in Cambridge 02139. CBT helps patients become aware of inaccurate or negative thinking so they can view challenging situations more clearly and respond to them in a more effective way. CBT is used to treat issues such as anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anger management issues.

Michael Collins, PsyD

Dr. Michael Collins is a psychologist at Kendall Psychological Associates in Cambridge, Massachusetts specializing in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, trauma, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and mindfulness. He also sees individuals for impulse control issues, existential challenges, and panic disorders. Dr. Collins' primary treatment approach is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), which incorporates mindfulness and a focus on finding meaning by exploring clients’ values through the lens of self-compassion and acceptance. He also provides Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention, and empirically validated treatments for trauma.

Amy Mitchell, PsyD

Dr. Amy Mitchell is a psychologist at Kendall Psychological Associates in Cambridge, Massachusetts who works with adults, young adults and older adolescents. Her areas of interest include: relationship problems, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ identity issues, grief, and family issues. Dr. Mitchell most often works in a solution-focused manner while drawing from interpersonal therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and emotion-focused work. She also incorporates stress-reduction and mindfulness techniques to provide clients with tools to implement in their everyday lives.

Robert Kitts, MD

Dr. Robert Kitts is a child and adult psychiatrist who has been working in Boston for the past nine years. He works primarily with children, teenagers, young adults, college students, adults, and parents. Dr. Kitts draws from a number of approaches in order to best meet the needs of his clients, including cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, interpersonal therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and supportive therapy, as well as mindfulness practices.

Brennan Mallonee, LMHC

Brennan Mallonee is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Cambridge, MA. Her office is conveniently located in Harvard Square. Brennan specializes in treating anxiety, depression, trauma, and questions related to spirituality. She provides a safe space in which clients can explore their spiritual side, whether that means understanding a faith tradition and how it relates to daily life, or finding meaning and purpose during difficult life transitions. Brennan works with clients to access their inner wisdom and strength while exploring life's deeper meaning. She is passionate about helping clients discover who they are, what they really want out of life, and how to live a life that is full and vibrant.

Ben Herzig, PsyD

Dr. Ben Herzig is a psychologist at Kendall Psychological Associates in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has expertise in depression, anxiety, relationship issues, academic concerns, and men's issues, and offers individual, couple, and family therapy. He also has a special research interest in issues facing American Muslims, and sees many college students from this population.

Jessica Slavin Connelly, LICSW

Jessica Slavin Connelly is a therapist near Davis Square in Cambridge, MA. An alumna of the Post-Graduate Behavioral Health Fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Tufts University, she is dedicated to helping local students and professionals navigate life transitions. Jessica has expertise in anxiety, career satisfaction, stress management, depression, relationship challenges, couples counseling, body image and eating concerns, and family crises. Jessica sees many highly motivated students and professionals in high-stress careers, and provides support around stress and anger management, communication, conflict resolution, and social anxiety. She also works with entrepreneurs, and focuses on building skills to navigate the stresses of pitching, building a team, and managing a business.

Joel Krieg, LICSW

Joel Krieg is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Certified Group Psychotherapist in Cambridge, MA with over 10 years of clinical experience facilitating individual, group, and family therapy. He currently coordinates three interpersonal groups for men, early young adults, and young adults. Through group therapy, Joel helps individuals find their voice, feel more connected with others, and learn about themselves to empower self-development and change. Individuals are able to practice different ways of being and connecting with others, which is a therapeutic process in itself.

In addition to group therapy, Joel sees many individuals struggling with transitions in life, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Having hosted groups for students at Boston University’s School of Medicine, he especially enjoys supporting teenagers and college students as they navigate the challenges and opportunities involved in the transitional journey toward adulthood. He values creating a safe and supportive environment to work through each client’s challenges.