We found 22 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Anthem Blue Cross of California near Encino, CA.

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Dr. Walter Eric Jacobson, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
18300 Roscoe Boulevard; Ifl Tower, 4th Floor
Northridge, CA
 

Dr. Walter Jacobson's area of specialization is psychiatry. He studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin. These areas are among Dr. Jacobson's clinical interests: depression, christian counseling, and adjustment disorders. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, PacifiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jacobson has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Sally B Belcove, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5525 Etiwanda Avenue; Suite 222
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Sally Frankl works as a general internist. Patient ratings for Dr. Frankl average 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), menopause, and depression. She is professionally affiliated with Providence Medical Institute and Providence Tarzana Medical Center. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. She is open to new patients. Dr. Frankl attended medical school at Rush Medical College. Her residency was performed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine
5525 Etiwanda Avenue; Suite 224
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Darryl Ballin's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and addiction medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Ballin include tonsilitis, depression, and snoring. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Ballin attended medical school at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Ballin is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Burton A Liebross, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
5525 Etiwanda Avenue; Suite 320
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Burton Liebross' specialty is adult nephrology. He speaks Hebrew. These areas are among Dr. Liebross's clinical interests: menopause, migraine, and depression. He is affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and a graduate of Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Liebross's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including Southern California Super Doctors 2008 and Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Liebross welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Menopause, Depression, Glomerulonephritis, Headache, Type 1 Diabetes, Nephrotic Syndrome, Nutrition ... (Read more)

Dr. Donna Marie Cashdan, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
4835 Van Nuys Boulevard; Suite 208
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Donna Cashdan's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Cashdan's education and training includes medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and residency at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cashdan include back pain, diabetes management, and migraine. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cashdan is affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
15928 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 3231
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Annette Swain's areas of specialization are psychology and neuropsychology; she sees patients in Encino, CA. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, elder abuse, and neuropsychological testing. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. Dr. Swain is professionally affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Swain is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
6345 Balboa Boulevard; Suite 212
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Jean Pederson's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pederson include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pederson is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Nancy Allison Blum, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
5535 Balboa Boulevard; Suite 104
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Nancy Blum's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Blum include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Blum is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. She is open to new patients. She speaks Hebrew.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Specializes in Psychology
15300 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 400
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Charles Weinstein specializes in psychology. Dr. Weinstein's clinical interests include behavior therapy, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and autism. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , bipolar disorder

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Dr. Deryl Goldenberg, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychotherapy
16530 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 501
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Deryl Goldenberg works as a psychologist and psychotherapist in Encino, CA, Santa Monica, CA, and Van Nuys, CA. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, stress management, and existential psychotherapy. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Amanda Barnett
Specializes in Social Work
20720 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 210
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Ms. Amanda Barnett practices social work. Clinical interests for Ms. Barnett include depression, behavior therapy, and adoption issues. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Barnett accepts. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Sharon Alonso, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Psychotherapy
Office 1; Riverside Drive
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Ms. Sharon Alonso's specialties are social work, counseling, and psychotherapy. Areas of expertise for Ms. Alonso include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and child abuse. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. She is conversant in Spanish. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Thomas Deantonio, MS, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
21201 Victory Boulevard; Suite 250
Canoga Park, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Deantonio specializes in psychology and practices in Canoga Park, CA. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and sexuality. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Deantonio has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Lawrence Harvey Zaiden, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
21201 Victory Boulevard; Suite #250
Canoga Park, CA
 

Dr. Lawrence Zaiden's specialty is psychology. His clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. Dr. Zaiden is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Family Therapy
14724 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 1100
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Ms. Ingrid Oliansky's specialty is family therapy. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, life transitions, and lesbian issues. Ms. Oliansky is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Edna Jimenez, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
19634 Ventura Boulevard
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Edna Jimenez's specialty is psychology. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, psychodynamic therapy, and stress management. The average patient rating for Dr. Jimenez is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Anthem, Blue Cross, and more. Dr. Jimenez welcomes new patients.

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What are Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are mental illnesses that primarily impact a person’s feelings, or mood. A person with a mood disorder might have primarily negative or primarily positive feelings, or maybe very few feelings at all. They might cycle back and forth from feeling unusually down to feeling on top of the world. Mood disorders are challenging to live with and frequently misunderstood, but they are also treatable. The two main mood disorders are depression and bipolar disorder.

In depression, people feel unusually sad, empty, hopeless, or unhappy. They may have low self-esteem, a lack of energy, and little interest in the world around them. They may have trouble sleeping and eating regularly. Everyone feels blue now and then, but depression is different. It is much more intense than a typical down day. It lasts much longer, and it interferes with people’s ability to do the things they normally do. At its worst, depression can even lead to thoughts of suicide.

Bipolar disorder sometimes feels like depression. But a person with bipolar disorder cycles through periods of depressed mood and elevated mood, or mania. Mania is like the opposite of depression. Manic people might feel invincible and unusually happy. They might talk or move quickly and not need very much sleep. They might spend too much, eat too much, gamble, or engage in risky and impulsive behavior. In severe cases, they may even hear voices or hallucinate. There is a subset of bipolar disorder called bipolar II, with typical depression symptoms but a milder form of mania, called hypomania. Hypomania includes many of the feelings of full mania but fewer of the risky and dangerous behaviors. Approximately six million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. It tends to run in families, but the exact cause is still not well known.

There are several effective treatments available for mood disorders, including medications and talk therapy. Not every treatment will work for every person, so it sometimes takes time to find the right fit. A good mental health professional can help.
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