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We found 7 providers with an interest in depression and who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health 1464 near Tampa, FL.

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Specializes in Counseling
1408 N Westshore Boulevard; Suite 502
Tampa, FL
 

Ms. Samantha Tubbs-Crews works as a counselor. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. Ms. Tubbs-Crews honors 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, Family Therapy Services, Grief, Couples Therapy, Sexual Abuse, Terminal Illness, Sports ... (Read more)

Millyan P Cabrera
Specializes in Counseling
3202 Henderson Boulevard; Suite 100a
Tampa, FL
 

Ms. Millyan Cabrera specializes in counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Cabrera include depression, behavior therapy, and person-centered therapy. Ms. Cabrera takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Employee Assistance Programs, Behavior Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, ... (Read more)

Clarissa Star Crystal-Belle
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
419 W. Platt Street; Office 2
Tampa, FL
 

Ms. Clarissa Crystal-Belle's areas of specialization are family therapy and counseling; she sees patients in Bradenton, FL, Brandon, FL, and Tampa, FL. Ms. Crystal-Belle's areas of expertise include acceptance and commitment therapy, crisis intervention, and infidelity issues. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Men's ... (Read more)

Dr. Diane Marie Straub, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Diane Straub works as an adolescent medicine specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Straub include bulimia, scoliosis, and thyroid problems. Dr. Straub is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Straub welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Amenorrhea, Substance Abuse, Chronic Headache, Eating Disorders, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

Dr. Frankie Anne Small, EdD, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
4107 W Spruce Street; Suite 100
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Frankie Small specializes in social work. These areas are among Dr. Small's clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and narrative therapy. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Psychotherapy Treatment, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy ... (Read more)

Dr. Kirtikumar J Pandya, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
5106 N Armenia Avenue; #3
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Kirtikumar Pandya specializes in psychiatry and practices in Tampa, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in alcohol abuse, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Pandya takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Pandya's education and training includes medical school at Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College and residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Pandya (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Sleep Apnea, Attention Deficit Disorder, Alzheimer's Disease

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Specializes in Social Work
3839 W. Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Ms. Julie Dumois-Sands' specialty is social work. Clinical interests for Ms. Dumois-Sands include depression, sexuality, and life transitions. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Men's Health Issues, Mindfulness, Neglect, Education, Group Therapy Services, ... (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.