We found 17 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Humana Gold near Miami, FL.

Dr. Coral Schlosberg Arvon, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
3785 Northwest 82nd Avenue
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Coral Arvon is a family therapist, social worker, and counselor in Miami, FL, Doral, FL, and Aventura, FL. These areas are among Dr. Arvon's clinical interests: acceptance and commitment therapy, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Arvon (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and Japanese.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

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

Edie Ruiz Factor
Specializes in Counseling
101 Majorca Avenue
Coral Gables, FL
 

Ms. Edie Ruiz Factor's specialty is counseling. She speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Ms. Ruiz Factor include behavior therapy, depression, and person-centered therapy. Ms. Ruiz Factor honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Infertility, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Gay and Lesbian Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Victoria Bustamante Avellaneda, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
1695 Nw 9th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Victoria Avellaneda practices psychology. Her clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. She honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. Dr. Avellaneda is conversant in Spanish. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Men's Health Issues, Sleep ... (Read more)

Specializes in Neuropsychology, Child Psychology
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Institute 138b
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Suzan Woodward's areas of specialization are neuropsychology and child psychology; she sees patients in Miami, FL. Dr. Woodward's clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Alicia Von Schirach practices counseling. Areas of expertise for Dr. Von Schirach include substance abuse, hypnosis (hypnotherapy), and terminal illness. She 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

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 practices counseling and psychotherapy in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. Clinical interests for Ms. De Sautu-Dominguez include depression, adjustment disorders, and infidelity issues. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Ms. De Sautu-Dominguez takes. She is conversant in Spanish. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

Dr. Juan Orestes Otero, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8212 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Juan Otero practices general internal medicine in Miami, FL. His areas of expertise consist of diabetes, depression, and preventive care. Dr. Otero accepts 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 school at Central University of the East School of Medicine and National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena. Dr. Otero's residency was performed at Canton Medical Education Foundation. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Diabetes, Preventive Care

Dr. Alejandro Nestor Loynaz, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2601 Sw 37th Avenue; Suite 505
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Loynaz works as an internist. His clinical interests include bell's palsy, migraine, and thyroid problems. Dr. Loynaz's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Central University of the East School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Chicago Medical School. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Loynaz is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Incontinence, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Back Problems, Migraine, Diabetes, Obesity, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lizbeth Mendoza, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
1301 Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Lizbeth Alter specializes in family medicine and urgent care and practices in Coral Gables, FL and South Miami, FL. She is rated highly by her patients. Her areas of expertise include the following: bulimia, holistic medicine, and migraine. Dr. Alter takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. She attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Alter completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction, Shoulder Problems, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, ... (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's specialties are family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, acne, and laser treatment. Dr. Hoover is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Dr. Hoover attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Injectable Fillers, Juvederm, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Food Allergy, Skin ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jonathan Fox practices family medicine. Dr. Fox is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Westchester General Hospital. His areas of expertise include holistic medicine, thyroid problems, and depression. The average patient rating for Dr. Fox is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Fox speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include 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)

Dr. Manuel Maria Garcia-Frangie, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Family Medicine
1321 N.w. 14th Street; Suite 400
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Manuel Garcia-Frangie is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in undersea and hyperbaric medicine and family medicine. He attended medical school at Ibero-American University (UNIBE). Dr. Garcia-Frangie trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Garcia-Frangie include migraine, thyroid problems, and depression. Dr. Garcia-Frangie 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. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Doctors Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Hypertension, Back Problems, Migraine, Neck Problems, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephanie Leigh Duncan-Garcia, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
2701 Sw 3rd Avenue; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stephanie Duncan-Garcia's area of specialization is family medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: erectile dysfunction (impotence), migraine, and depression. Dr. Duncan-Garcia has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Duncan-Garcia takes. Dr. Duncan-Garcia studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University. She is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Graves Disease, Erectile Dysfunction, Hypertension, Food Allergy, Migraine, Snoring, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry
1120 Nw 14 Street; Suite 1455
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Charles Nemeroff specializes in geriatric psychiatry. Dr. Nemeroff is especially interested in depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. He attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He accepts 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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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4580 Sw 8th Street
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez sees patients in Coral Gables, FL. Her medical specialty is general internal medicine. Her areas of expertise include knee problems, migraine, and depression. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gonzalez graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at West Suburban Medical Center. Dr. Gonzalez is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Graves Disease, Sleep Disorders, Incontinence, Eating Disorders, Wrist Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marjorie Caro, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
5860 W Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Marjorie Caro is a psychiatrist. Clinical interests for Dr. Caro include sleep disorders, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. She trained at Cooper University Hospital for residency. Dr. Caro speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Doctors Hospital.

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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.
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