Therapists and Counselors

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) have been reported to have positive benefits, especially as part of the Misophonia Management Protocol.  The following therapists are knowledgeable with the issues relating to misophonia.


Michelle Lopez, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY 27118)
Assistant Director, The Center for Stress and Anxiety Management (CSAM)
16959 Bernardo Center Drive, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92128
Phone: 858-354-4077

The Center for Stress and Anxiety Management (CSAM)
Phone: 858-354-4077
Mission Valley Office:
 7860 Mission Center Court, Suite 209, San Diego, CA 92108
Carlsbad Office:
 1265 Carlsbad Village Drive, Suite 210-C, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Rancho Bernardo office: 
16959 Bernardo Center Drive, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92128

Jaelline Jaffe, PhD, LMFT
Dr. Jaffe uses dialectical and cognitive therapy with families and individuals who suffer from misophonia in her office and by SKYPE.
Lemon-Aid Counseling
4910 Van Nuys Blvd, Suite 301
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
phone: 818-971-7175

Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D. Co-director | San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy
5435 College Avenue, Suite 100-2, Oakland, CA 94618
phone: 510.652.4455 ext. 3 | fax: 510.380.2988 | email: | webpage:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology
University of California, Berkeley


Marni L. Jacob, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
1200 N. Federal Highway
Suite 200
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 325-5115
Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry
880 6th Street South
Suite 460, Box 7523
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 767-8230


The Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago
Dr. Karen Cassiday, Director

Northern Suburbs
707 Lake Cook Road Suite 310
Deerfield, IL 60015

656 W. Randolph Suite 4W
Chicago, IL 60661

Western Suburbs
1100 Jorie Blvd Suite 227
Oak Brook, IL 60523



James Claiborn Ph.D. ABPP ACT
6 D St.
South Portland ME 04106
Phone 207 799-0408 Fax 207 767-7002


Jennifer D. Lish, PhD
Worcester Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Worcester, MA

Peter Harakas, PhD
394 Lowell Street, Unit 15 (second floor),
Lexington, MA 02420
Phone: (617) 531 7133 ext. 708

Jesse M. Crosby, Ph.D.
Senior Research Consultant, Office of Clinical Assessment and Research, OCD Institute
Clinical Associate, Department of Psychology, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Private Practice, Clinical and Consulting Psychology
22 Mill Street, Suite 405
Arlington, MA 02476
(781) 646-2030


Helen Turano LICSW
Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Graduate of the Advanced Forum, Behavior Treatment Training of the IOCDF
Worcester Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
9 Cedar Street
Worcester, MA 01609



Michael Schonberg, Ph.D.
Dr. Schonberg is a psychologist trained in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), an empirically supported treatment approach for a wide variety of conditions.  Dr. Schonberg is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He is also on the faculty at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Schonberg also has a private practice in Brookline, MA.  He treats youth and adults with misophonia.  In addition, he has extensive experience treating problems that can occur with misophonia (e.g., depression and anxiety).Address: 151 Merrimac, 3rd Floor, Child CBT Clinic, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-1871

New Jersey:

Joel Yisrael Kleinman, MSW, LSW
Lakewood, NJ 08701

New York:

Constance J. Salhany, LMHC, PhD, ACT
Licensed Psychologist: New York, New Jersey

Cognitive Therapy of Staten Island, PSLMHC, PLLC
Director and Founder
1110 South Ave Suite 5
Staten Island, New York 10314
Adjunct Professor

College of Staten Island
Wagner College
New York Medical College (Richmond) Program
Richmond University Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
Board Member, Freedom From Fear
Diplomate and Fellow, Cognitive Therapy
Certified Trainer and Consultant, Academy of Cognitive Therapy

Bruce Hubbard, PhD
Director, Cognitive Health Group
Visiting Scholar, Columbia University-Teachers College
President-Elect, New York City-Cognitive Behavior Therapy Association
164 W80th Street | New York, NY 10024 | 212.787.5564

Center for Anxiety
200 West 57th St, Suite 404
New York, NY 10019
Telephone: 646-837-5557 x 1
Fax: 646-837-5495


3692 Bedford Ave, Suite P2
Brooklyn, NY 11229

222 Route 59, Suite 209
Suffern, NY 10901

115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA 02748


John Silvestre, LicPsi, MS, LCSW
Cognitive behavioral therapy
680 west End Avenue suite 1B
New York, NY 10025

Dean McKay, PhD, ABPP
Past President, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (2013-2014)
Department of Psychology
Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY  10458
Lab page:

The Reed Center
Michael Maher, PhD
7 W 36th St, 15 Fl, New York, NY
(212) 203-9792

North Carolina:

R.Trent Codd, III, Ed.S., LPC, BCBA
Diplomate & Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Academy of CT Certified Trainer/Consultant
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Center of WNC, P.A.
1085 Tunnel Road, 7A
Asheville, NC  28805
828-350-1188 (Fax)


Shadee Hardy, LCSW
Ms. Hardy uses Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with individuals who have misophonia in her office located in Portland, OR.
Additionally, Ms. Hardy collaborates with a local audiologist, Dr. Marsha Johnson, offering joint intake assessments.
Portland Psychotherapy Clinic
3700 North Williams Avenue
Portland, OR 97227
Phone: 503-281-4852 ext. 17


Anxiety Clinic, Department of Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Psychological Services and Development
612 North Lombardy
PO Box 843033
Richmond, Virginia 23284 -3033
(804) 828-8069