We found 23 providers with an interest in depression near Aventura, FL.

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Dr. Peter A Gold, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
3600 Cleveland Street; Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Peter Gold's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among Dr. Gold's clinical interests: substance abuse, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and Memorial Health System.

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

Dr. Mari Casares' specialties are psychology and counseling. She practices in Hollywood, FL. Her areas of expertise include the following: crisis intervention, depression, and infertility. She takes Medicare and TRICARE insurance. Dr. Casares speaks Spanish. Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Infertility, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Separation, Men's Health ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Coral Arvon is a family therapist, social worker, and counselor. Dr. Arvon (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew, Spanish, and Japanese. Areas of expertise for Dr. Arvon include acceptance and commitment therapy, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. Dr. Arvon honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , 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 is a family therapist and counselor in Hollywood, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Areas of expertise for Mr. Wasser include depression, infidelity issues, and separation. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Mr. Wasser is conversant in Hebrew.

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Specializes in Psychology
2100 East Hallandale Beach Boulevard; Suite 302
Hallandale Beach, FL
 

Dr. Alison Grossman's specialty is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Grossman include depression, existential psychotherapy, and humanistic psychotherapy. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Grossman has an open panel.

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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 is a psychologist in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Coral Gables, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Montes include alcohol abuse, infertility, and immigration issues. Dr. Montes takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Infertility, Phobias, Eating Disorders, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Family ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Ronald Bergman works as a psychologist. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, anxiety, and couples therapy. He accepts the following insurance: Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare. Dr. Bergman welcomes new patients.

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

Mr. Isaac Sochaczewski is a counselor, addiction therapist, and psychotherapist. His clinical interests include abuse, adoption issues, and depression. Mr. Sochaczewski honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Lori Ben-Ezra's areas of specialization are psychology and counseling. Clinical interests for Dr. Ben-Ezra include depression, education consultation, and phobias. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Ben-Ezra is accepting new patients.

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Deborah Ann Bruno
Specializes in Psychology
2627 Ne 203rd Street; Suite 211
Aventura, FL
 

Ms. Deborah Bruno specializes in psychology. Ms. Bruno's areas of expertise include the following: depression, sexuality, and gay and lesbian issues. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, MyBlue, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Tanya Johnson
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
2999 Ne 191st Street; Suite 701
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Tanya Johnson's specialties are family therapy and counseling. Her areas of expertise include depression, narrative therapy, and eclectic therapy.

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

Dr. Michele Cohen is a psychologist. Dr. Cohen's clinical interests include depression, stress management, and women's health issues. She honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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

Dr. Howard Chusid practices counseling. These areas are among Dr. Chusid's clinical interests: terminal illness, depression, and career counseling. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chusid accepts.

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Sarine Salama
Specializes in Counseling
1125 Redwood Street
Hollywood, FL
 

Ms. Sarine Salama practices counseling in Hollywood, FL and Miami, FL. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavior therapy, depression, and eclectic therapy. Ms. Salama is an in-network provider for AvMed, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. In addition to English, Ms. Salama (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish.

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Specializes in Psychology
1021 Ives Darry Road; Building 3 Suite 119
North Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jack Weitz's specialty is psychology. These areas are among Dr. Weitz's clinical interests: terminal illness, depression, and aging. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
2999 Ne 191st Street; Suite 703
Aventura, FL
 

Ms. Milagros Huberman specializes in counseling. Ms. Huberman's areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She takes United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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All Interests: Depression, Couples Therapy, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Family Therapy Services

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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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