Clinical Research

The Child CBT program provides state-of-the-art cognitive-behavioral therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults with a range of emotional and behavioral problems, while advancing the scientific understanding of CBT approaches, and fostering the dissemination of CBT to patients, families, and professionals.

Does your child appear sad, irritable, hopeless or withdrawn?

If your child is 7-14 years old, has signs of depression, and you and your child speak English, your child may be eligible to participate in Coping Options for Positive Emotion (COPE).

COPE is a research treatment study for child depression.

COPE includes 1-2 types of therapies focusing on decreasing depressive symptoms, increasing positive mood and improving coping abilities.

COPE is part of the Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

Treatment is provided at no cost, payment is provided for participation in interviews, and parking permit is provided for all visits.

If you would like to get further information, please call 617-643-7821 or email at cope@partners.org, Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

Institution – MGH - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Principal Investigator – Dikla Eckshtain, PhD

Enrollment Information

For further information about enrolling a patient in this trial, contact the person below.

Name – Dikla Eckshtain, PhD
Emailcope@partners.org
Phone – 617-643-7821