We found 13 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Check near Boca Raton, FL.

Dr. Cynthia Last Rubin, PhD
Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
2499 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Cynthia Rubin's specialties are cognitive-behavioral therapy and child psychology. She practices in Boca Raton, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Rubin include crisis intervention, body dysmorphic disorder, and hoarding. She accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rubin's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Leonard Joseph Ferrante, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
7900 Glades Road; Suite 230
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Leonard Ferrante's specialty is psychology. Dr. Ferrante's areas of expertise include the following: depression, adoption issues, and adjustment disorders. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Linda B Sherby, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
4800 N Federal Highway; Suite 203a
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Linda Sherby is a psychologist in Boca Raton, FL. Her areas of expertise include depression, infertility, and phobias. Dr. Sherby takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
7100 W Camino Real; Suite 123
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Susan Hagen is a psychologist. Dr. Hagen's areas of expertise include crisis intervention, adoption issues, and depression. She honors Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Laurence Miller, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
399 Camino Gardens Boulevard; Suite 101
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Laurence Miller's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Miller is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
370 West Camino Gardens Boulevard; Suite 106
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Virsida works as a psychologist in Boca Raton, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Virsida include depression, sexuality, and gender identity. Dr. Virsida is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He is accepting new patients. In addition to English, he speaks Sign Language.

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Dr. John Milton McCauley, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
3700 Airport Road; Suite 205
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. John McCauley specializes in psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. McCauley include crisis intervention, depression, and phobias. He is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
370 Camino Gardens Boulevard; Suite 212
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Caryn Wachsler's area of specialization is psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and behavior therapy. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and TRICARE insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Wachsler's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Barry Sussman, PsyD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
7777 Glades Road; Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Barry Sussman's areas of specialization are family therapy, psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy; he sees patients in Boca Raton, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sussman include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Sussman accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Grant Aram Killian, PhD
Specializes in Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
950 Peninsula Corporate Circle; Suite 1004
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Grant Killian's specialties are group therapy, family therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. He practices in Lighthouse Point, FL and Boca Raton, FL. Dr. Killian's clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Killian takes. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
950 Peninsula Corporate Circle; Suite 1004
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Cheryl Coletta's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Coletta include crisis intervention, depression, and phobias. She is an in-network provider for AvMed, Coventry, Humana HMO, and more. Dr. Coletta welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
2499 Glades Road, Suite 114 2499 Glades Road; Suite 114
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. William Beecham works as a psychologist in Boca Raton, FL. These areas are among Dr. Beecham's clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
7025 Beracasa Way; 102 B
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Laquidara practices psychology. Her areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. She is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance.

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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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