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We found 12 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Anthem PPO near Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Lauren Siegler Muhlheim, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
4929 Wilshire Boulevard; #245
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Lauren Muhlheim works as a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Muhlheim's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Adolescent Issues, Phobias, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
4221 Wilshire Boulevard; Ste 290-7a
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Berta Ortiz specializes in psychology. Her areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ortiz accepts. She speaks Spanish. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
2487 Glendower Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Suzanne Brumer works as a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include depression, life transitions, and stress management. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. Dr. Brumer welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Therapy, Pregnancy, Family Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
3315 Glendale Boulevard; Suite 4
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Milagros Saxon specializes in psychology and practices in Los Angeles, CA and Sierra Madre, CA. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, lesbian issues, and stress management. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured.

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All Interests: Depression, Gestalt Therapy, Grief, Substance Abuse, Jungian Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-Based ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Arthur Hicklin I, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
1520 San Pablo Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Hicklin specializes in pediatric psychiatry. His areas of expertise include child abuse, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and stress management. Dr. Hicklin is affiliated with USC Healthcare Center 2. He accepts Anthem, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Hicklin's training includes a residency program at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Hicklin include: Teaching awards and Military awards including the Bronze Star for work in Afghanistan..

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Dr. Charles Yu Liu, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1441 Eastlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Charles Liu is a Los Angeles, CA physician who specializes in neurosurgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Liu include craniotomy, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and depression. Dr. Liu is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, Dr. Liu attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Liu has received include Southern California Super Doctors; list of America's Top Doctors, compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.; and Baxter Scholar, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. He is conversant in Mandarin. His hospital/clinic affiliations include USC Healthcare Center 2, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Keck Hospital of USC.

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All Interests: Depression, Meningioma, Temporal Lobectomy, Pituitary Adenoma, Skull Base Tumors, Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sharon E Orrange, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1520 San Pablo Street; Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Sharon Orrange specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Los Angeles, CA. She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among Dr. Orrange's clinical interests: diabetes, depression, and heart problems. She is affiliated with Keck Medicine of USC. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, Dr. Orrange completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She has received distinctions including American Heart Association Laverna Titus Young Investigator Award and Forum Presentation and Dean's List, University of California, San Diego, 1989 - 1990.

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Dr. Michael E Hochman, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1520 San Pablo Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Michael Hochman's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Hochman's clinical interests include diabetes, depression, and heart problems. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and a graduate of Cambridge Health Alliance's residency program. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Hochman include: Innovative Research in Primary Care Award, National Association of Community Health Centers and Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Teaching Award for Internal Medicine. Dr. Hochman speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with USC Healthcare Center 2.

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Specializes in Psychiatry
1520 San Pablo Street; Suite 1652
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Timothy Botello's specialty is psychiatry. Areas of expertise for Dr. Botello include substance abuse, schizophrenia, and sexual abuse. He is affiliated with Keck Medicine of USC. Dr. Botello is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Botello accepts Anthem, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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All Interests: Depression, Schizophrenia, Sexual Abuse, Substance Abuse, Forensics

Dr. Gabriel P Murillo, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics
2020 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Gabriel Murillo studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for residency. Dr. Murillo's areas of expertise include warts, depression, and headache. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Murillo is professionally affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Warts, Depression, Headache, Eczema, Nutrition Issues, Heartburn, Tuberculosis, Circumcision, Spina ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychiatry
1441 Eastlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. David Baron works as a psychiatrist in Los Angeles, CA, Altadena, CA, and Glendale, CA. Dr. Baron's clinical interests encompass concussion, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and sports health. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Baron include: "Top Doc" in America, Sports Psychiatry; Keynote Speaker, World Mental Health Day, Istanbul, Turkey (ADHD); and Winner, Kennedy Humanitarian Award, HSS Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Baron is professionally affiliated with USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Keck Hospital of USC.

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All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Concussion, Attention Deficit Disorder

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4460 Wilshire Boulevard; #208
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Esther Ahn is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, snoring, and sports physicals. She is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Ahn accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Ahn attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Ahn (or staff) speaks Korean and Spanish.

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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.