We found 5 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Blue Cross near Long Beach, CA.

Showing 1-5 of 5
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.

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

Dr. Gregg Baringoldz's areas of specialization are psychiatry and cognitive-behavioral therapy; he sees patients in Long Beach, CA and Newport Beach, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Baringoldz include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Baringoldz is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Education Consultation, Phobias, Sports ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Fiore, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Other
1945 Palo Verde Avenue; Suite 202
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Anthony Fiore is a family therapist and psychologist in Long Beach, CA and Newport Beach, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Fiore include domestic abuse, adjustment disorders, and infidelity issues. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fiore is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , mood disorders

All Interests: Infidelity Issues, Separation, Men's Health Issues, Premarital Therapy, Relationships and Dating ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Bernard Natelson practices psychology. These areas are among Dr. Natelson's clinical interests: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. He has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Substance Abuse, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jennifer Boisvert is a psychologist. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, phobias, and immigration issues. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Boisvert is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Men's Health Issues, Feminist Therapy, Eating ... (Read more)

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

Mr. Charles Bastedo's specialty is family therapy. His areas of expertise include alcohol abuse, depression, and behavior therapy. Mr. Bastedo is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, ... (Read more)

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Additional Information

Foreign Language

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Credentials

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.