Dr. Jason Cohen, Psy.D.
Dr. Jason Cohen, Psy.D.
|Professions: Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Other|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: Psychologist - PSY24385|
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I offer a supportive, collaborative, engaging, highly active, rather direct & targeted form of psychotherapy. My preference is for "doing", as well as talking. My approach is very much action oriented. In addition to individual, family, & couples therapy with adolescents and adults, I also provide psychological testing/assessment, educational advocacy, and vocational counseling. My experience includes private practice, emergency room/crisis settings, inpatient units, outpatient programs, federal & state prisons, & forensic hospitals.
Email or Call Dr. Jason Cohen, Psy.D. at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 12779
More Info About My Practice
Most major insurance plans are accepted at my practice.
Insurance policies that seem similar may have small differences that result in significant disparities in coverage. For this reason I no longer list the insurance plans I am contracted with. People who are seeking professional mental health care may contact their insurance company to determine their eligibility. However I would be happy to allow my staff to perform this service for you so that we can easily keep track of your benefits and obtain preauthorization for any additional services or sessions that may be needed.
Some insurance companies that I currently do not have a professional relationship with may provide out-of-network benefits that refund a percentage of your treatment cost. If this is possible, we may explore the option of utilizing those benefits or referring you to another therapist in your network.
My View on the Purpose of Psychotherapy
My approach is geared toward change. Although the specific reason(s) people seek psychotherapy can vary considerably, two commonalities exist:
1) A lack of congruence (or logical connection) between how someone thinks [thought], feels [emotion] and/or acts [behavior], leaving them feeling stuck. For example, drug addicts and alcoholics may continue to use drugs or alcohol despite an understanding that it will result in problems and feelings of guilt and shame. As such, their behavior (drug/alcohol use) is not logically connected to their thoughts (understanding it will result in problems) or emotions (guilt and shame). Alternatively, they may think (thought) that they have the control to stop at the bar for "just one" despite having repeatedly done this and with the same result (e.g. just one turns into 20; behavior). A workaholic fears failure (thought & emotion) so they stress and overwork themselves (behavior) to the point of inefficiency, thereby increasing the likelihood of failure. Similarly, a depressed person may think (thought) life is boring and nobody cares about them, yet they spend much of their day isolated in their bed (behavior). In this case, it is easy to see how their thoughts (e.g., life is boring, nobody care about me) dictate their behavior (i.e., isolating) and emotions (i.e., sadness) and the self-perpetuating cycle where their isolative behavior reinforces their thoughts.
2) A desire to enact some form of change in their life
On the Fence About Going to Therapy?
Generally speaking, therapy is likely only one of several options you have. A competent psychologist will make you aware of options during your first session.
Services I Provide
- Clinical Supervision
- Family Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
Ages I Work With
Groups I Work With
Teens, college students, adults, & families with reasons for seeking treatment related to anger management, violence, drug/alcohol use, defiance, depression, anxiety, PTSD. I also work with athletes and business professionals.
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