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We found 22 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver EPO near Maitland, FL.

Dr. Karen Marie Mikolic, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Karen Mikolic is a psychologist and neuropsychologist in Orlando, FL. Dr. Mikolic is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Her professional affiliations include Orlando VA Medical Center and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. John T Grbac, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
1630 Hillcrest Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. John Grbac specializes in psychology and practices in Orlando, FL. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Grbac include crisis intervention, adoption issues, and depression. Dr. Grbac is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. His practice is open to new patients.

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

Cricket C Evans
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
498 N State Road; 434 Suite 1009
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Ms. Cricket Evans works as a family therapist, social worker, and counselor in Altamonte Springs, FL. Clinical interests for Ms. Evans include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and gay and lesbian issues. 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.

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Specializes in Psychology
2221 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Mary Lidkea works as a psychologist. These areas are among Dr. Lidkea's clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Counseling
2431 Aloma Avenue; Suite 160
Winter Park, FL
 

Mr. Alton Childs practices counseling in Winter Park, FL and Orlando, FL. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Mr. Childs accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Psychology
121 W. Sybelia Avenue
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. Teresa Parnell specializes in psychology and practices in Maitland, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Parnell include case management, adoption issues, and depression. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Substance Abuse, Neglect, Education, Munchausen Syndrome, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
100 E Ventris Avenue
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. Barbara Kelly's area of specialization is psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kelly's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Counseling
711 Ballard Street
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Ms. Linda Mesing-Cook practices counseling in Altamonte Springs, FL. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Jesse Sparks III, MA
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
1345 Clay Street
Winter Park, FL
 

Mr. Jesse Sparks is a counselor and psychotherapist in Winter Park, FL and Sanford, FL. Areas of expertise for Mr. Sparks include depression, person-centered therapy, and eclectic therapy. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Counseling
242 Fernwood Boulevard
Fern Park, FL
 

Ms. Sheila Davis works as a counselor in Fern Park, FL. Ms. Davis's areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She takes 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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Specializes in Counseling
1385 W State Road 434; Suite 103
Longwood, FL
 

Mr. Santiago Fallon's specialty is counseling. Areas of expertise for Mr. Fallon include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
108 W Citrus Street
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Ms. Lori Bohnert's specialty is counseling. Her areas of expertise include the following: terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Bohnert takes.

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Specializes in Counseling
260 Lookout Place; 202
Winter Park, FL
 

Ms. Breanna Talley practices counseling in Winter Park, FL. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, substance abuse, and depression. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Talley takes.

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Specializes in Counseling
108 Robin Road; Suite 2006
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Ms. Jennifer Whitfield practices counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Whitfield include substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Counseling
1061 Maitland Center Commons Boulevard; Suite 202
Maitland, FL
 

Ms. Nelly Venturini practices counseling. Her areas of expertise include the following: terminal illness, depression, and career counseling. Ms. Venturini accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Specializes in Counseling
2802 Aloma Avenue; Suite 102
Winter Park, FL
 

Ms. Carmen Perez-Illade's area of specialization is counseling. Her areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.