Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is an action focused and goal oriented form of treatment that focuses on thoughts, emotions, and behavior. CBT works to improve mood, feelings, and overall functioning and is suitable for a variety of needs. In CBT, the therapist and client work as a team to problem solve and overcome obstacles. A key component of CBT is homework and utilizing your skills outside of the therapy room. CBT is meant to be a short-term form of treatment that teaches you the skills to be your own therapist.

What if I don’t have a disorder, is CBT right for me?

Yes! CBT is a great way to problem solve, navigate sticky situations, and live a more fulfilling life.

Does CBT focus on my childhood?

While history and the origin of the problem are important, CBT is focused more on current situations and what is maintaining a problem.

How do I make an appointment?

To make an appointment you can fill out the contact form on the website, email jrosen@rosenpsychology.com, or call 646-397-5256.

Are you doing virtual sessions or in person?

Both! Dr. Rosen offers virtual sessions via a HIPAA compliant platform. For those who prefer an office visit, Dr. Rosen is also offering in office sessions. If you prefer an in office visit, both parties (client and therapist) must wear a mask for the entirety of the session.

How long can I expect to be in therapy?

CBT is meant to be a short-term form of treatment. Each treatment course is unique and varies based on the nature and severity of the issue. Many treatment courses last between 12-20 sessions.

Do you take insurance?

Dr. Rosen does not currently participate in any insurance programs. However, he is happy to assist with paperwork to help you receive out-of-network reimbursement from your insurance provider.

What forms of payment do you accept?

Dr. Rosen accepts cash, checks, Venmo, and credit cards.