We found 11 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Sanford, FL.

Cynthia D Benedict, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
Suite 216, Office 1; 1855 West Sr 434
Longwood, FL
 

Ms. Cynthia Benedict's areas of specialization are family therapy and counseling; she sees patients in Longwood, FL. Areas of expertise for Ms. Benedict include infidelity issues, phobias, and separation. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Ms. Benedict is an in-network provider for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Mindfulness, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

Jesse Sparks III, MA
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
2298 West Airport Boulevard; Office 2
Sanford, FL
 

Mr. Jesse Sparks practices counseling and psychotherapy in Winter Park, FL and Sanford, FL. Mr. Sparks's areas of expertise include the following: depression, person-centered therapy, and eclectic therapy. He 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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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Mindfulness, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Counseling
205 Waymont Court; Suite 111
Lake Mary, FL
 

Ms. Michelle Salomon practices counseling in Lake Mary, FL. Ms. Salomon's clinical interests include substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. She 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, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Counseling
3272 W Lake Mary Boulevard; Suite 1820
Lake Mary, FL
 

Mr. Richard Stout works as a counselor in Lake Mary, FL. Mr. Stout's areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. He 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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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Family Therapy Services, Grief, Couples Therapy, Sexual Abuse, Terminal Illness

Specializes in Counseling
312 W 1st Street; Suite 107
Sanford, FL
 

Ms. Lottie Suskiewich's area of specialization is counseling. Areas of expertise for Ms. Suskiewich include terminal illness, depression, and grief. Ms. Suskiewich takes 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

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Sexual Abuse, Terminal Illness

Specializes in Counseling
705 W 1st Street
Sanford, FL
 

Ms. Sheree Cox specializes in counseling and practices in Sanford, FL. Clinical interests for Ms. Cox include depression, anxiety, and trauma. She 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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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma

Dr. Pothen Cherian Koruth, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
758 N Sun Drive; Street #104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Pothen Koruth specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Koruth is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Koruth studied medicine at Calicut Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vinay Chandra Srivastava, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1621 W 1st Street
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Vinay Srivastava sees patients in Sanford, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. He graduated from King George Medical University and then he performed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Srivastava's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Srivastava is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Sleep Apnea, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pontenciano Divino Gonzales Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
62 Spring Vista Drive
Debary, FL
 

Dr. Pontenciano Gonzales' medical specialty is family medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gonzales takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Gonzales (or staff) is conversant in Filipino and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Cystic Fibrosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
758 North Sun Drive; Suite 104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Farideh Zadeh's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Zadeh's residency was performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center. In addition to English, she speaks Persian. She is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Depression, Substance Abuse, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Social Work
310 Waymont Court; Suite 104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Toni Furbringer works as a social worker. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, domestic abuse, and existential psychotherapy. Dr. Furbringer takes TRICARE, Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's Health Issues, Holistic Approaches, Education, Group ... (Read more)

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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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