We found 16 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Blue Shield of California HMO near Daly City, CA.

Dr. Ilene Ava Serlin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
Union Street Health Associates; 2084 Union Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Ilene Serlin works as a psychologist in Mill Valley, CA and San Francisco, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Serlin include behavioral medicine, depression, and narrative therapy. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Serlin's office for an appointment. In addition to English, Dr. Serlin speaks French.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Feminist Therapy, Eating Disorders, Education, ... (Read more)

Dr. Frederick Gene Rozendal, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
946 Irving Street; Suite D
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Frederick Rozendal works as a psychologist in San Francisco, CA and San Rafael, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rozendal include depression, phobias, and existential psychotherapy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Men's Health Issues, Sleep Disorders, Personality ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
425 Gough Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Shirley McNeal works as a psychologist. These areas are among Dr. McNeal's clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and phobias. She accepts Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Mark Alan Jensen, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
414 Gough Street; Suite Six
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Mark Jensen specializes in psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jensen include depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Group Therapy, Counseling, Child Psychology
211 Gough Street; Room 113
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Bryce Carter's areas of specialization are group therapy, counseling, and child psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Carter include depression, infertility, and phobias. Dr. Carter is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Dissociative Disorders, Men's ... (Read more)

Dr. Katherine Lynn Snyder, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
204 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Katherine Snyder works as a psychologist. Her clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. She honors Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Snyder is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Infertility, Feminist Therapy, Education, Cognitive-Behavioral ... (Read more)

Adrian Tiller
Specializes in Family Therapy
2120 Market St. (at Church)
San Francisco, CA
 

Mr. Adrian Tiller works as a family therapist in San Francisco, CA. Clinical interests for Mr. Tiller include psychodynamic therapy, depression, and gay and lesbian issues. Mr. Tiller honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Psychodynamic Therapy, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Anxiety, Couples Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rong Wendy Zeng, PhD, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1850 Sullivan Avenue; Suite 550
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. R. Zeng is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Daly City, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Zeng is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zeng's clinical interests include women's health issues. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Central South University for medical school, Dr. Zeng completed her residency training at York Hospital. Dr. Zeng (or staff) speaks Mandarin. In addition, she offers interpreting services for Cantonese-speaking patients. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Ann Santos Fernandez, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
901 Campus Drive; Suite 207
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Mary Fernandez is a pediatrician in Daly City, CA. Dr. Fernandez (or staff) is conversant in Filipino and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Fernandez attended the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center for medical school and subsequently trained at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York for residency. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Preventive Care, Learning ... (Read more)

Dr. Travis Knight Svensson, PhD, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
4104 24th Street; #521
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Travis Svensson practices psychiatry. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). After attending George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school, Dr. Svensson completed his residency training at California Pacific Medical Center. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , treatment-resistant depression

All Interests: Psychopharmacology, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Medication Management, Electroconvulsive Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sonia Catalina Zarate-Navarro, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
901 Campus Drive; Suite 313
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Sonia Zarate is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Zarate average 1.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zarate include women's health issues. Dr. Zarate accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Zarate is a graduate of Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation and a graduate of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Zarate (or staff) speaks Filipino and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus, and Brown & Toland Physicians. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Osteoporosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tirun A Gopal, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1580 Valencia Street; Suite 508
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Tirun Gopal's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Gopal include women's health issues. Dr. Gopal's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus, and Brown & Toland Physicians. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gopal's practice is open to new patients. He graduated from the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College and then he performed his residency at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network. Dr. Gopal (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Tamil, Hindi, and Malayalam.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Emily N Hu, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1850 Sullivan Avenue; #550
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Emily Hu is a general OB/GYN in Daly City, CA. Dr. Hu graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For her residency, Dr. Hu trained at Stanford University Medical Center. She has indicated that her clinical interests include women's health issues. Her average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hu is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Hu (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin. She also offers language support for patients who speak Cantonese and Spanish. Dr. Hu's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Yelena V Zalkina, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
35 Vicente Avenue
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Yelena Zalkina specializes in psychiatry. Her average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). Dr. Zalkina is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance. She has an open panel. After completing medical school at Moscow Medical Stomatological Institute, she performed her residency at California Pacific Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. In addition to English, Dr. Zalkina speaks Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, treatment-resistant depression

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Suicide, Preventive Care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Treatment-Resistant ... (Read more)

Dr. Lily Kathryn Pemberton, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1580 Valencia Street; #508
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Lily Pemberton's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Pemberton attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her clinical interests encompass women's health issues. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pemberton accepts. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus, and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Pemberton welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Infertility, Incontinence, Breast Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Caroline Yong, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
2645 Ocean Avenue; Suite 104
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Caroline Yong sees patients in San Francisco, CA. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. The average patient rating for Dr. Yong is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Yong is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. Dr. Yong attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. She speaks the following languages: Mandarin and Cantonese.

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All Interests: Bulimia, Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Adolescent Gynecology, Adolescent ... (Read more)

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What is Depression?

Everyone knows what it feels like to get the blues once in a while. But depression is a serious illness that is more severe than a bad day and lasts much longer. Symptoms of depression stop a person from being able to function and enjoy daily activities for weeks or months at a time. It can happen to anyone, and it isn’t something that people can control by force of will or “snap out of.”

Some common symptoms of depression include:
  • Feeling sad, guilty, empty or hopeless
  • Fatigue and a lack of energy and motivation
  • A loss of pleasure in activities that were previously enjoyed
  • Unusual sleep or eating habits
  • “Mental fog” -- trouble concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Physical aches and pains
  • Suicidal thoughts or a preoccupation with death

We don’t yet know what causes depression, but it’s thought that it is a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and social influences. Because of this, the most effective treatments for depression combine medication with psychotherapy. Therapy, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy, can be extremely helpful in resolving the negative thoughts and feelings that come with depression. It gives patients new tools that they can use themselves to cope when their depression is making them feel down.

Some of the common medications used to treat depression include antidepressants such as SSRI’s (Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft) or atypical antidepressants (Cymbalta, Wellbutrin). It’s important to remember that these medications have different effects on everybody, and no one medication works right for everyone. You may have to try a couple before finding the one that works just right for you. If the first medication you try doesn’t work, don’t give up, and talk to your doctor about trying something else. In extreme cases where medication is not enough, electro-convulsive therapy and hospitalization may be the answer to keeping a severely depressed person safe.

Depression is a difficult illness to deal with, but it is more common than you’d think and there are many people who can help. With the right treatment, you can get back to fully enjoying your life again.