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We found 11 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Cigna near Centennial, CO.

Barbara Lynn Lawson
Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
7955 E Arapahoe Court; Suite 3500
Centennial, CO
 

Ms. Barbara Lawson is a counselor and addiction therapist in Centennial, CO. These areas are among her clinical interests: alcohol abuse, body dysmorphic disorder, and child abuse. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Ms. Lawson is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Martin Joseph Smith, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
8751 E. Hampden Avenue; Suite B-9
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Martin Smith specializes in psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Smith include depression, hoarding, and pain management. Dr. Smith is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Bernadine Merker, MS
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
7000 E. Belleview Avenue; Suite 350
Greenwood Village, CO
 

Ms. Bernadine Merker's specialties are family therapy, social work, and counseling. She practices in Greenwood Village, CO. These areas are among her clinical interests: body dysmorphic disorder, narrative therapy, and phobias. She takes Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Diane Jennette Strouse
Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
7955 E Arapahoe Court; Suite 1400
Centennial, CO
 

Ms. Diane Strouse's areas of specialization are counseling and addiction therapy; she sees patients in Centennial, CO. Ms. Strouse's areas of expertise include the following: depression, gay and lesbian issues, and life transitions. She honors ValueOptions, Cofinity, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. William Edwards, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
3939 E. Arapahoe Road; Suite 220
Centennial, CO
 

Dr. William Edwards specializes in psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Edwards include depression, eclectic therapy, and adjustment disorders. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, PacifiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Greta G Faraco-Hadlock, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
5500 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard; #110
Greenwood Village, CO
 

Dr. Greta Faraco-Hadlock's specialty is psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including GEHA, Magellan Health Services, and Great-West Healthcare. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Faraco-Hadlock's office for an appointment.

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Christina Szarka, MSW
Specializes in Counseling
7286 S Yosemite Street; Suite 150
Centennial, CO
 

Ms. Christina Szarka specializes in counseling. Her areas of expertise include depression, education consultation, and phobias. She accepts Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and PacifiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. Ms. Szarka's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
6175 S. Carson Street
Centennial, CO
 

Dr. Lisa Lubin is a psychologist. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and infertility. She is in-network for ValueOptions, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and PacifiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lubin is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Neuropsychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
7600 E. Eastman Avenue; Suite 400
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Nancy Williams' areas of specialization are neuropsychology, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and child psychology; she sees patients in Denver, CO. Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams include behavioral medicine, behavior therapy, and depression. She takes Cigna insurance. Dr. Williams's practice is open to new patients.

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Sharona Stone, MEd, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
6093 S Quebec Street; Suite #200
Centennial, CO
 

Ms. Sharona Stone specializes in social work and practices in Centennial, CO. These areas are among her clinical interests: diagnostic evaluation, men's health issues, and attachment disorders. Ms. Stone accepts several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. In addition to English, she speaks Hebrew.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Specializes in Social Work
5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard; #506
Greenwood Village, CO
 

Ms. Tamara Kiekhaefer works as a social worker in Greenwood Village, CO. Ms. Kiekhaefer's areas of expertise include depression, domestic abuse, and stress management. She honors Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as 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.