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We found 52 providers with an interest in depression and who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1416 near Coral Gables, FL.

Dr. Kaia Beth Calbeck, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
7600 Sw 57th Avenue; Suite 229
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Kaia Calbeck specializes in psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Calbeck include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Calbeck accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Developmental Disabilities, Behavior Therapy, Learning ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
12651 South Dixie Highway; Suite 320
Miami/pinecrest, FL
 

Dr. Susan Green's specialty is psychology. Dr. Green's areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and life transitions. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

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Specializes in Counseling
8100 Sw 81st Drive; Suite 276
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Maria Hernandez-Cuevas' specialty is counseling. She is conversant in Spanish. Her areas of expertise include the following: domestic abuse, phobias, and immigration issues. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Hernandez-Cuevas honors.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Interpersonal Relationship Issues, Critical Incident ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
9150 Sw 87th Avenue; Suite 109
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Deborah Tyson is a psychologist and counselor in Miami, FL. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Tyson is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Anthony R Ciminero, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
7685 Sw 104th Street; Suite 100
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Anthony Ciminero's specialty is psychology. Dr. Ciminero's areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. 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 welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, ... (Read more)

Dr. Annmarie Law, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
7550 Sw 57th Avenue; Suite 206
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Annmarie Law practices psychology. Dr. Law's areas of expertise include the following: depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Ada L Arrate-Casiano
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
7765 Southwest 87th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Ms. Ada Arrate-Casiano practices family therapy and counseling. Her clinical interests include critical incident stress management (CISM), depression, and anxiety. Ms. Arrate-Casiano 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 Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Joel R Plattor, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1450 Madruga Avenue; Suite 310
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Joel Plattor practices psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Plattor include alcohol abuse, depression, and behavioral disorders. Dr. Plattor accepts 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

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Dr. Gloria M Montes De Oca, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
9065 Sw 87th Avenue; Suite 106
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Gloria Montes specializes in psychology and practices in Miami, FL and Aventura, FL. These areas are among her clinical interests: alcohol abuse, infertility, and immigration issues. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Montes accepts.

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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)

Dr. Andres Cartaya, MD, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
7800 Sw 57th Avenue; Suite 224
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Andres Cartaya is a psychologist. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: spinal cord injuries, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and depression. Dr. Cartaya is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Cartaya 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, Sleep Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, Attention Deficit Disorder, Lupus, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alicia Von Schirach, PhD
Specializes in Counseling
2655 S. Lejeune Road
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Alicia Perez is a counselor. Clinical interests for Dr. Perez include substance abuse, hypnosis (hypnotherapy), and terminal illness. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Family Therapy Services, Grief, Hypnosis, Couples Therapy, Mental ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Allen Hamilton, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
1570 Madruga Avenue; Suite 214
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Richard Hamilton practices psychology and neuropsychology in Coral Gables, FL and Miami, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and stress management. Dr. Hamilton 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 conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Attention Deficit Disorder, Stress Management, Alzheimer's Disease, Anxiety Disorders

Dr. Silvia Patricia Bermudez, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
7800 Red Road; Suite 224
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Silvia Bermudez's area of specialization is psychology. She speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bermudez include depression and anxiety disorders. Her professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bermudez takes.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Anxiety Disorders

Dr. Suzanne Louise Keeley, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
8600 Sw 92nd Street; Suite 104
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Suzanne Keeley is a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: psychodynamic therapy, depression, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Keeley is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Specializes in Psychology
5825 Sunset Drive; Suite 205
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Darrell Downs works as a psychologist. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Downs welcomes new patients.

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Erika Raquel De Sautu Dominguez
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
5246 Sw 8 Street; Suite 102-c
Coral Gables, FL
 

Ms. Erika De Sautu-Dominguez is a counselor and psychotherapist in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. These areas are among Ms. De Sautu-Dominguez's clinical interests: depression, adjustment disorders, and infidelity issues. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She welcomes new patients. Ms. De Sautu-Dominguez speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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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.