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We found 4 providers with an interest in depression and who accept MultiPlan near Orlando, FL.

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

Dr. John Grbac works as a psychologist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Grbac include crisis intervention, adoption issues, and depression. Dr. Grbac is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Marcia Tilson Norman, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
525 N Park Avenue; Suite 121, Office 1
Winter Park, FL

Dr. Marcia Norman specializes in psychology and practices in Winter Park, FL and Orlando, FL. Patient reviews placed Dr. Norman at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include depression, child abuse, and person-centered therapy. She takes several insurance carriers, including MultiPlan, Viant, and Cigna. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Norman's office for an appointment.

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

Mr. Alton Childs specializes in counseling and practices in Winter Park, FL and Orlando, FL. Mr. Childs's areas of expertise include the following: depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Karen Ann Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
2150 N Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL

Dr. Karen Goldberg works as a child & adolescent psychiatrist in Winter Park, FL and Tampa, FL. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. These areas are among Dr. Goldberg's clinical interests: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and tourette syndrome. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. Dr. Goldberg is accepting new patients.

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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.