We found 10 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept BlueCare Essential Health S1450 near Boca Raton, FL.

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

Dr. Leonard Ferrante works as a psychologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, adoption issues, and adjustment disorders. Dr. Ferrante is in-network for 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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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Barbara Ellen Berger, MS
Specializes in Social Work
2151 West Hillsboro Boulevard; Suite 204
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Ms. Barbara Berger works as a social worker. Clinical interests for Ms. Berger include education consultation, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

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Specializes in Social Work
8000 N. Federal Highway; Suite 218
Boca Raton, FL
 

Ms. Ann McNeil's specialty is social work. Clinical interests for Ms. McNeil include depression, domestic abuse, and dissociative disorders. She is in-network for 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

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Dr. Ilona Elisabeth Libansky, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy
10 Fairway Drive; Suite 126
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Ilona Libansky specializes in family therapy and practices in Tamarac, FL and Deerfield Beach, FL. These areas are among her clinical interests: hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and adoption issues. Dr. Libansky honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Libansky (or staff) speaks the following languages: German and Czech.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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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 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. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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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 practices group therapy, family therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Areas of expertise for Dr. Killian include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. The average patient rating for Dr. Killian is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Killian accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dianne Byrnes Bronzini
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
123 Nw 13 Street; #214-08
Boca Raton, FL
 

Ms. Dianne Bronzini's areas of specialization are family therapy, social work, and counseling. Patient ratings for Ms. Bronzini average 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Ms. Bronzini include depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and couples therapy. She 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. In addition to English, Ms. Bronzini speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Specializes in Social Work
3355 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL
 

Ms. Lorraine Blum specializes in social work and practices in Delray Beach, FL and Boca Raton, FL. Ms. Blum's areas of expertise include education consultation, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , bipolar disorder

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

Dr. William Beecham's area of specialization is psychology. Dr. Beecham's areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. 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. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Specializes in Psychology
7301 W Palmetto Park Road; Suite 204a
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Gustavo Benejam specializes in psychology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He has indicated that his clinical interests include depression, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and anxiety. Dr. Benejam's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Benejam is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Anxiety, Trauma

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What are Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are mental illnesses that primarily impact a person’s feelings, or mood. A person with a mood disorder might have primarily negative or primarily positive feelings, or maybe very few feelings at all. They might cycle back and forth from feeling unusually down to feeling on top of the world. Mood disorders are challenging to live with and frequently misunderstood, but they are also treatable. The two main mood disorders are depression and bipolar disorder.

In depression, people feel unusually sad, empty, hopeless, or unhappy. They may have low self-esteem, a lack of energy, and little interest in the world around them. They may have trouble sleeping and eating regularly. Everyone feels blue now and then, but depression is different. It is much more intense than a typical down day. It lasts much longer, and it interferes with people’s ability to do the things they normally do. At its worst, depression can even lead to thoughts of suicide.

Bipolar disorder sometimes feels like depression. But a person with bipolar disorder cycles through periods of depressed mood and elevated mood, or mania. Mania is like the opposite of depression. Manic people might feel invincible and unusually happy. They might talk or move quickly and not need very much sleep. They might spend too much, eat too much, gamble, or engage in risky and impulsive behavior. In severe cases, they may even hear voices or hallucinate. There is a subset of bipolar disorder called bipolar II, with typical depression symptoms but a milder form of mania, called hypomania. Hypomania includes many of the feelings of full mania but fewer of the risky and dangerous behaviors. Approximately six million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. It tends to run in families, but the exact cause is still not well known.

There are several effective treatments available for mood disorders, including medications and talk therapy. Not every treatment will work for every person, so it sometimes takes time to find the right fit. A good mental health professional can help.