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We found 7 providers with an interest in depression and who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health 1456 near Miami, FL.

Dr. Coral L Schlosberg Arvon, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
3785 Nw 82nd Avenue, Suite 206; Doral, Floor, Office 2
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Coral Arvon is a family therapist, social worker, and counselor. Dr. Arvon (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew, Spanish, and Japanese. Her areas of expertise include the following: acceptance and commitment therapy, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. Dr. Arvon 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, postpartum depression

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology
4471 Nw 36th Street; Suite 201-b
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Andres Nazario practices family therapy and psychology in Lauderhill, FL and Miami, FL. His clinical interests include depression, narrative therapy, and domestic abuse. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nazario speaks Spanish. Dr. Nazario welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Men's Health Issues, Feminist Therapy, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Alicia Von Schirach is a counselor in Coral Gables, FL and Clewiston, FL. These areas are among her clinical interests: substance abuse, hypnosis (hypnotherapy), and terminal illness. Dr. Von Schirach 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.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

Erika Raquel De Sautu Dominguez
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
5246 Sw 8 Street; Suite 102-c, Office 1
Coral Gables, FL
 

Ms. Erika De Sautu-Dominguez is a counselor and psychotherapist in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. Ms. De Sautu-Dominguez's areas of expertise include depression, adjustment disorders, and infidelity issues. She 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. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Ms. De Sautu-Dominguez's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Adjustment Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Woodward Hoover III, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
2575 Sw 67th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. John Hoover practices family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine in Miami, FL and South Miami, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, diabetes, and obesity. Dr. Hoover 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. Before completing his residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Dr. Hoover attended medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Fox, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
606 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Fox's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Fox's areas of expertise include the following: holistic medicine, thyroid problems, and depression. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. 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. Before completing his residency at Westchester General Hospital, Dr. Fox attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
1000 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 109
Coral Gables, FL
 

Ms. Mirta Pont practices social work in Coral Gables, FL. Areas of expertise for Ms. Pont include substance abuse, depression, and anxiety. She 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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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Anxiety, Trauma

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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.