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

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

Ms. Barbara Berger practices social work in Coral Springs, FL, Boca Raton, FL, and Deerfield Beach, FL. Ms. Berger's clinical interests include education consultation, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Berger accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

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

Dr. Leonard Ferrante specializes in psychology and practices in Boca Raton, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, adoption issues, and adjustment disorders. Dr. Ferrante honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Psychotherapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

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

Ms. Ann McNeil is a social worker in West Palm Beach, FL and Boca Raton, FL. Her areas of expertise include depression, domestic abuse, and dissociative disorders. 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: , depression

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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 in Lighthouse Point, FL and Boca Raton, FL. His clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Killian honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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

Dr. Laurence Miller's specialty is psychology. Dr. Miller's areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and education consultation. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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

Dr. Ilona Libansky's area of specialization is family therapy. Clinical interests for Dr. Libansky include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and adoption issues. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Libansky (or staff) is conversant in German and Czech. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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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 specializes in family therapy, social work, and counseling and practices in Boca Raton, FL. Patient ratings for Ms. Bronzini average 3.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and couples therapy. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Bronzini takes. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services, Relationship Issues, Individual ... (Read more)

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

Dr. William Beecham practices psychology in Boca Raton, FL. His areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Beecham takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Psychopharmacology, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Substance ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
3355 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL
 

Ms. Lorraine Blum practices social work. Ms. Blum's areas of expertise include education consultation, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Blum takes.

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Relevant Interests: , bipolar disorder

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

Dr. Gustavo Benejam works as a psychologist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Benejam include depression, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and anxiety. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Benejam is conversant in Spanish.

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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.