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We found 23 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Clearwater, FL.

Dr. Robert Stewart Rosen, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1934 Soule Road
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Robert Rosen practices psychology in Clearwater, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Rosen average 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and education consultation. Dr. Rosen 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. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Education Consultation, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
417 4th Avenue Sw
Largo, FL
 

Mr. Charles Smith practices family therapy, counseling, and addiction therapy. These areas are among his clinical interests: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. He honors TRICARE, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Psychopharmacology, Phobias, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert M Coleman, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
12600 Seminole Boulevard; Suite B-1
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Robert Coleman's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Coleman include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Coleman honors. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Psychopharmacology, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dialectical ... (Read more)

Mary Leanes, MS
Specializes in Counseling
2270 Drew Street; Suite C
Clearwater, FL
 

Ms. Mary Leanes specializes in counseling and practices in Clearwater, FL and Palm Harbor, FL. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, person-centered therapy, and adjustment disorders. Ms. Leanes is in-network for several insurance carriers, including TRICARE, United Healthcare HSA, and Magellan Health Services. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Depression, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Employee Assistance Programs, Gay and Lesbian Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
1501 S. Belcher Road; Ste. B-4
Largo, FL
 

Ms. Marla Hoffman works as a counselor in Largo, FL. Ms. Hoffman has a special interest in terminal illness, depression, and mental health agency services. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Mental Health Agency Services

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Specializes in Counseling
2555 Enterprise Road; Suite 2
Clearwater, FL
 

Ms. Deborah Day's area of specialization is counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: terminal illness, depression, and eating disorders. Ms. Day honors United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Counseling
2030 Main Street
Dunedin, FL
 

Ms. Dolores Mortimer practices counseling in Dunedin, FL. She has a special interest in terminal illness, depression, and counselor education. Ms. Mortimer takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Terminal Illness, Counselor Education, Mental Health Agency Services

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Specializes in Counseling
1437 S Belcher Road
Clearwater, FL
 

Ms. Tyne Pierce works as a counselor. Areas of expertise for Ms. Pierce include terminal illness, substance abuse, and depression. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
10225 Ulmerton Road; Suite 9c
Largo, FL
 

Ms. Heather Pugh practices counseling and addiction therapy in Clearwater, FL and Largo, FL. Patient ratings for Ms. Pugh average 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Ms. Pugh include depression, gender identity, and life transitions. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Kirti Kumar Patel, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1258 West Bay Drive; Suite A
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Kirit Patel is an anesthesiology and geriatrics (elderly care) specialist in Largo, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Dr. Patel honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Medical College Baroda for medical school and subsequently trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Hindi.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Cystic Fibrosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Allen Finkelstein, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
10225 Ulmerton Road; 1a
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Allen Finkelstein practices family medicine. Dr. Finkelstein (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Finkelstein is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center. After completing medical school at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Largo Medical Center. Dr. Finkelstein is rated highly by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Skin Cancer, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ranjan Mahajan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
150 Clearwater Largo Road N; Suite 2
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Ranjan Mahajan's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Mahajan (or staff) speaks Hindi. His areas of expertise include the following: holter monitoring, depression, and nutrition counseling. His professional affiliations include Largo Medical Center and Morton Plant Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. He trained at Maimonides Medical Center for his residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Mahajan is 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. Mahajan accepts.

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All Interests: Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Sleep ... (Read more)

Dr. Ashok Mohanlal Patel, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
1100 Clearwater Largo Road N
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Ashok Patel's area of specialization is psychiatry. Dr. Patel has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Behavior Modification, Dementia, Attention Deficit Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammad Ilyas Yamani, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1745 S Highland Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Mohammad Yamani specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Yamani graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and Dow Medical College and then he performed his residency at Sound Shore Medical Center. In his practice, Dr. Yamani focuses on geriatric health and trigger point injections. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Yamani takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His professional affiliations include Largo Medical Center and Morton Plant Hospital.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Immunization, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Hal Howard, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
13787 Belcher Road S; Suite 100
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Jason Howard practices family medicine. Dr. Howard is affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Morton Plant Hospital. He 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. After completing medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Largo Medical Center.

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All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Skin Cancer, Heart Problems, Minor Surgery, Urinalysis, Physical Exams, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bozena Barbara Sabala, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
525 S Hercules Avenue; Unit 1
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Bozena Sabala sees patients in Clearwater, FL. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Sabala is a graduate of the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency training at North Shore University Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. Her clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and trigger point injections. Dr. Sabala has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Polish. She is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Depression, Auto Injuries, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Skin ... (Read more)

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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.