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Douglas Seiden, PhD
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  • Behavioral Health and Cognitive Therapy Center
Appointments: Call 908-277-8900


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890 Mountain Avenue Behavioral Health and Cognitive Therapy Center

890 Mountain Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Anxiety
  • CBT
  • Chronic illness adjustment
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Grief
  • Health-related anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Medical condition adjustment
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder - OCD
  • Panic
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobia(s)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum depression
  • Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
  • Social withdrawal
  • Stress
  • Stress management
  • Weight gain
  • agitation
  • compulsive thoughts
  • coping techniques
  • detachment
  • difficulty concentrating
  • family conflict
  • irrational fear
  • irritability
  • lost interest in activity
  • low energy
  • negative belief
  • negative thought
  • obsessive behavior
  • obsessive thought
  • positive communication
  • psychotherapy
  • restlessness
  • sadness
  • seasonal depression
  • sleep disorder
  • suicidal thoughts
  • work stress

Accepted Insurances

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  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
  • All plans PPO
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • PPO

Training and Education

Medical School

  • Clinical and School Psychology, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY


  • Clinical and School Psychology, With Distinction, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY


  • Psychology, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA


  • Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, New York Milton H. Erickson Society for Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis
  • Neurofeedback. Princeton Biofeedback Center
  • Biofeedback Resources International Corporation


  • Cognitive Therapy, Weill - Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

About Me

Douglas Y. Seiden, PhD, specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety, depression, dysthymia, generalized anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias, insomnia, pain, trichotillomania, and repetitive movement disorders.

Before joining Summit Health, Dr. Seiden was a clinical psychologist with the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Institute in New York and New Jersey. He is Former Program Director of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Community Health New York Family Studies Unit and has taught and been a clinical supervisor for the California School of Professional Psychology. He has represented the International Union of Psychological Science at the United Nations, and has practiced at New York Presbyterian Hospital, North Shore University Hospital, and Coney Island Hospital.

Dr. Seiden says, "I use cognitive behavioral techniques to help prevent and treat psychological challenges and enhance positive experiences."

Dr. Seiden is the author and coauthor of articles that are published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, International Journal of Psychology, and The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology.

When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Seiden enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading, playing music, and traveling.

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