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Dr. John Craig Pfaffl, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
2600 Redondo Avenue
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. J. Pfaffl's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pfaffl include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Pfaffl accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Psychology
5855 Naples Plaza; Suite 202
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Monica Hodges specializes in psychology. Her areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and anxiety. Dr. Hodges is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Jorge Mario Juarez-Asturias, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
610 Pacific Coast Highway; Suite 205
Seal Beach, CA
 

Dr. Jorge Juarez-Asturias is a psychologist in Seal Beach, CA and Murrieta, CA. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and education consultation. Dr. Juarez-Asturias accepts Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Juarez-Asturias speaks Spanish. He welcomes new patients.

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Denise H Robinson, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Psychotherapy
5353 E. 2nd Street; Suite 203
Long Beach, CA
 

Ms. Denise Robinson specializes in social work and psychotherapy and practices in Los Alamitos, CA and Long Beach, CA. Areas of expertise for Ms. Robinson include acceptance and commitment therapy, behavioral medicine, and depression. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CorVel, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Bernard Franklin Natelson, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
242 Termino Avenue
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Bernard Natelson practices psychology. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Natelson takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Marvin S Beitner, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
6226 E Spring Street; Suite 260
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Marvin Beitner's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Beitner include crisis intervention, depression, and phobias. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Terrance W Dushenko, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1045 Atlantic Avenue; Suite 806
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Terrance Dushenko practices psychology in Long Beach, CA and Torrance, CA. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Dushenko accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Jennifer Anne Boisvert, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
235 E. Broadway; Suite 1040
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Boisvert specializes in psychology and practices in Beverly Hills, CA and Long Beach, CA. Dr. Boisvert's areas of expertise include the following: depression, phobias, and immigration issues. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. James I Linden, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
5199 E Pacific Coast Highway; #304n
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. James Linden's specialty is psychology. Dr. Linden's areas of expertise include the following: depression, phobias, and existential psychotherapy. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Family Therapy
5199 E Pacific Coast Highway; Suite 504
Long Beach, CA
 

Mr. Charles Bastedo practices family therapy. His areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and behavior therapy. Mr. Bastedo is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Family Therapy
4647 Long Beach Boulevard; Suite A4
Long Beach, CA
 

Ms. Becky Thorn works as a family therapist. Her clinical interests include depression, couples therapy, and grief. She accepts the following insurance: Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Social Work
3950 Long Beach Boulevard; Suite 104
Long Beach, CA
 

Ms. Frances Kushner specializes in social work. Clinical interests for Ms. Kushner include depression, domestic abuse, and women's health issues. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Social Work
Long Beach, CA
 

Ms. Afrashe Asungi's specialty is social work. Her areas of expertise include depression, domestic abuse, and education consultation. Ms. Asungi accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more.

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Specializes in Psychiatry, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
3605 Long Beach Boulevard; Suite 329
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Gregg Baringoldz is a psychiatrist and cognitive therapist in Long Beach, CA and Newport Beach, CA. These areas are among his clinical interests: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Baringoldz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center and Lakewood Regional Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Social Work
6621 E Pacific Coast Highway; Suite 220
Long Beach, CA
 

Ms. E. Bibby's specialty is social work. In her practice, she is particularly interested in depression and relationship issues. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.
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