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We found 199 providers with an interest in depression near Richmond, CA.

Dr. William Arthur Gardner, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
388 Market Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. William Gardner is a psychologist and cognitive therapist. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and life transitions. Dr. Gardner is in-network for Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Dariusch Steven Nouriani, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy
1902 Webster Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Dariusch Nouriani is a family therapist in San Francisco, CA and San Jose, CA. His clinical interests include alcohol abuse, depression, and adjustment disorders. He has an open panel. Dr. Nouriani is conversant in Persian.

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Brooke H Pomerantz
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
530 Bush Street; Suite 700, Office 1
San Francisco, CA
 

Ms. Brooke Pomerantz practices social work, counseling, and psychotherapy in San Francisco, CA. Her clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and consultation. She accepts APS Healthcare and Aetna insurance.

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David J Kest, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy
2918 Webster Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Mr. David Kest is a family therapist. His clinical interests include critical incident stress management (CISM), depression, and gestalt therapy. Mr. Kest takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance.

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Maureen N Fiorelli
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
582 Market Street; Suite 1010
San Francisco, CA
 

Ms. Maureen Fiorelli practices family therapy and counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Fiorelli include body dysmorphic disorder, infidelity issues, and phobias. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Dr. Geraldine Alpert, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1738 Union Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Geraldine Alpert specializes in psychology and practices in San Rafael, CA and San Francisco, CA. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, body dysmorphic disorder, and eclectic therapy. In addition to English, Dr. Alpert speaks Spanish. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Anders C Greenwood, PhD, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychotherapy
703 Market Street; Suite 410
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Anders Greenwood's specialties are psychology and psychotherapy. He practices in San Francisco, CA and Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Greenwood's clinical interests include depression, person-centered therapy, and narrative therapy. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Matthew Damon Skinta, PhD
Specializes in Health Psychology
563 Castro Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Matthew Skinta's area of specialization is health psychology. Dr. Skinta's areas of expertise include the following: acceptance and commitment therapy, behavioral medicine, and cardiac risk reduction. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Angela Pearlean Hasty, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
999 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Angela Hasty works as a psychologist in Oakland, CA, Berkeley, CA, and San Francisco, CA. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, eclectic therapy, and adjustment disorders. She takes Health Net and Aetna insurance. Dr. Hasty has an open panel.

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Robert F Tyminski
Specializes in Psychology
3529 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Mr. Robert Tyminski specializes in psychology and practices in San Francisco, CA. His areas of expertise include depression, sexuality, and autism. He takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Mr. Tyminski speaks German. His practice is open to new patients.

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Meredith Holcomb Reddoch-Ho, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
2712 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Ms. Meredith Reddoch's areas of specialization are family therapy and counseling; she sees patients in Walnut Creek, CA and San Francisco, CA. Clinical interests for Ms. Reddoch include crisis intervention, infidelity issues, and phobias. Ms. Reddoch welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Specializes in Psychology
3195 California Street; Suite E
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Deborah Brenner-Liss is a psychologist in Pinole, CA and San Francisco, CA. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and narrative therapy. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. Dr. Brenner-Liss is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Ilene Serlin is a psychologist. Dr. Serlin's clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and narrative therapy. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, TRICARE, and more. She speaks French. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Tracy F Artson, PhD
Specializes in Counseling, Child Psychology, Psychotherapy
3241 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Tracy Artson works as a counselor, pediatric psychologist, and psychotherapist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Artson include crisis intervention, depression, and phobias. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Marian Joycechild, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology
1947 Divisadero Street; 5
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Marian Joycechild's specialties are family therapy and psychology. She practices in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Joycechild's clinical interests include adoption issues, depression, and gay and lesbian issues. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Romi Mann, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling, Psychotherapy
55 New Montgomery Street; Suite 420
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Romi Mann practices psychology, counseling, and psychotherapy. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, person-centered therapy, and adjustment disorders. Dr. Mann takes Cigna and Medicare insurance. His practice is open to new patients.

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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.