We found 14 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Blue Shield near San Rafael, CA.

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Dr. Ilene Ava Serlin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
244 Oakdale Avenue
Mill Valley, CA
 

Dr. Ilene Serlin practices psychology in Mill Valley, CA and San Francisco, CA. These areas are among Dr. Serlin's clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and narrative therapy. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She speaks French. Dr. Serlin is accepting new patients.

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Nandine Ondina Hatvany
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
150 Nellen Avenue
Corte Madera, CA
 

Ms. Nandine Hatvany is a family therapist and counselor in Corte Madera, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Sonoma, CA. Ms. Hatvany's areas of expertise include body dysmorphic disorder, depression, and phobias. She honors PacifiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks French. Ms. Hatvany has an open panel.

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Dr. Diana Sanborn, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1030 S F Drake; #100-2
Kentfield, CA
 

Dr. Diana Sanborn practices psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Sanborn include depression, person-centered therapy, and education consultation. She is in-network for Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
905 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard; Suite D
Kentfield, CA
 

Ms. Ilene Dillon specializes in family therapy and social work and practices in Kentfield, CA and Berkeley, CA. Ms. Dillon's clinical interests include depression, lesbian issues, and stress management. She accepts Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She has received professional recognition including the following: Board Member and 1994 Member of the Year, National Speakers Association/Northern California.

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All Interests: Depression, Gestalt Therapy, Anger Management, Life Coaching, Coaching, Codependency, Divorce ... (Read more)

Dr. Frederick Gene Rozendal, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1330 Lincoln Avenue; Suite 104
San Rafael, CA
 

Dr. Frederick Rozendal specializes in psychology. His clinical interests include depression, phobias, and existential psychotherapy. Dr. Rozendal is in-network for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more.

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Dr. Mark Allan Jensen, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
10 Edgehill Way
San Rafael, CA
 

Dr. Mark Jensen's specialty is psychology. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. He is in-network for Magellan Health Services, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Jensen welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
300 Tamal Plaza; Suite 140
Corte Madera, CA
 

Dr. Martin Block's area of specialization is psychology. His clinical interests include depression, sexuality, and life transitions. Dr. Block is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
21 Tamal Vista; Suite 180
Corte Madera, CA
 

Dr. Mary Sparks specializes in psychology and practices in Corte Madera, CA. These areas are among her clinical interests: adoption issues, depression, and life transitions. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sparks's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
1001 D Street
San Rafael, CA
 

Dr. Gary Stolzoff's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among his clinical interests: case management, depression, and behavior therapy. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Stolzoff's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Clark Stanford Grove, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1030 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
Kentfield, CA
 

Dr. Clark Grove works as a psychologist. His clinical interests include depression, life transitions, and domestic abuse. On average, patients gave Dr. Grove a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Donald M Wallach, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy
1010 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard; #103
Kentfield, CA
 

Mr. Donald Wallach specializes in family therapy and practices in Petaluma, CA and Kentfield, CA. His areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and suicide. He takes Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Counseling
1050 Northgate Drive; Suite 353
San Rafael, CA
 

Dr. Steven Orma works as a counselor in San Francisco, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, and San Rafael, CA. His areas of expertise include anger management, depression, and brief psychotherapy. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Jennifer Anne Griffin, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Complementary and Alternative Medicine
1350 S. Eliseo Drive; Suite 120
Greenbrae, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Griffin sees patients in San Francisco, CA and Greenbrae, CA. Her medical specialties are family medicine and complementary and alternative medicine. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. Dr. Griffin honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. Dr. Griffin studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. She speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Cindy J Greenberg, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
4000 Civic Center Drive; Suite 205
San Rafael, CA
 

Dr. Cindy Greenberg is a San Rafael, CA physician who specializes in general pediatrics. Dr. Greenberg's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network, and Marin General Hospital. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. She is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Greenberg's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She has received professional recognition including the following: [415] Top Doctor, Marin Magazine. In addition to English, she speaks 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.
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