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We found 28 providers with an interest in depression near Aventura, FL.

Deborah Ann Bruno
Specializes in Psychology
2627 Ne 203rd Street (ives Dairy Rd); Suite 214
Aventura, FL
 

Ms. Deborah Bruno works as a psychologist in Aventura, FL. Her clinical interests include alcohol abuse, depression, and phobias. Ms. Bruno accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Counseling
3001 W Hallandale Beach Boulevard; Suite 302
Hallandale, FL
 

Dr. Howard Chusid works as a counselor in Hallandale, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chusid include behavioral medicine, depression, and education consultation. He is in-network for TRICARE, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chusid is conversant in Yiddish.

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Barbara J Agran
Specializes in Counseling
2875 Northeast 191st Street
Aventura, FL
 

Ms. Barbara Agran's specialty is counseling. These areas are among Ms. Agran's clinical interests: imago relationship therapy, anger management, and depression. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Coral Schlosberg Schlosberg Arvon, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
2630 Northeast 203rd Street
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Coral Arvon practices family therapy, social work, and counseling in Miami, FL, Doral, FL, and Aventura, FL. Her clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. Dr. Arvon is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Arvon (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Japanese.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Dr. Mari T Casares-Thorndike, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
3999 Sheridan Street; Suite 201
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Mari Casares is a psychologist and counselor in Hollywood, FL. Her areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and infertility. Dr. Casares takes Cigna insurance. She speaks Spanish. She welcomes new patients.

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Marcia Susan Starkman, MS
Specializes in Psychiatry, Counseling, Psychotherapy
Three Islands Boulevard
Hallandale Beach, FL
 

Ms. Marcia Starkman specializes in psychiatry, counseling, and psychotherapy. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, infertility, and adjustment disorders. New patients are welcome to contact Ms. Starkman's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Michelle Renee Reitman, PsyD
Specializes in Child Psychology
450 N. Park Road; #400
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Michelle Hintz is a child psychologist. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Hintz include depression, education consultation, and phobias. Dr. Hintz takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Counseling
3325 Hollywood Boulevard; Suite 401
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Bonet's area of specialization is counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: meditation, stress management, and anxiety. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Dr. Haica Rosenfeld, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
19300 W Dixie Highway; Suite 2
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Haica Rosenfeld specializes in psychology. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and body dysmorphic disorder. Dr. Rosenfeld takes Out of Network insurance. She speaks Spanish. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Gloria M Montes De Oca, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
2999 Ne 191st Street; Suite 703
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Gloria Montes works as a psychologist in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Coral Gables, FL. Dr. Montes's areas of expertise include alcohol abuse, infertility, and immigration issues. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Jason Wasser, MS
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
210 S Federal Highway; Suite 302
Hollywood, FL
 

Mr. Jason Wasser's specialties are family therapy and counseling. He practices in Hollywood, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Mr. Wasser's areas of expertise include depression, infidelity issues, and separation. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is conversant in Hebrew.

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Specializes in Psychology
2627 N.e. 203rd St. S-214
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Bergman specializes in psychology and practices in Miami, FL and Plantation, FL. Dr. Bergman's areas of expertise include the following: depression, anxiety, and couples therapy. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy, Psychotherapy
17800 West Dixie Highway; Suite C
Miami, FL
 

Mr. Isaac Sochaczewski is a counselor, addiction therapist, and psychotherapist in Miami, FL. His areas of expertise include abuse, adoption issues, and depression. Mr. Sochaczewski accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
4700 Sheridan Street; Suite J
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Lori Ben-Ezra works as a psychologist and counselor. Clinical interests for Dr. Ben-Ezra include depression, education consultation, and phobias. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Lawrence E Artus, MEd
Specializes in Counseling
2640 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, FL
 

Mr. Lawrence Artus is a counselor in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Hollywood, FL. His areas of expertise include depression, life coaching, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). He is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Psychology
2999 Ne 191st Street; Suite 701
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Michele Cohen's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Cohen include depression, stress management, and women's health issues. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cohen takes. She 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.