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We found 31 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Medicare near Decatur, GA.

Dr. Nadine J Kaslow, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1365 Clifton Road; Suite B-6100
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Nadine Kaslow's specialty is psychology. Dr. Kaslow has a special interest in depression. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Emory Clinic, Emory University Hospital, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Sarah W Jones, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
2300 Henderson Mill Road; Suite 308
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Sarah Jones' areas of specialization are psychology and neuropsychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jones include depression, phobias, and existential psychotherapy. Dr. Jones is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Charles H Melville, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
25 Lenox Pointe; Suite B
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Charles Melville specializes in psychology and practices in Atlanta, GA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Melville include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and systematic desensitization. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Melville is affiliated with Private Practice.

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Dr. Ashley E Owen, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
2764 Candler Road
Decatur, GA
 

Dr. Ashley Owen's specialties are psychology and counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, psychotherapy treatment, and anxiety. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Owen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Clinic and Emory University Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Psychotherapy Treatment, Mood Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. Michele Jean Rusin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1276 Mcconnell Drive; Suite C
Decatur, GA
 

Dr. Michele Rusin is a psychologist. Dr. Rusin's areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Secure Horizons. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Richard Eliot Schultz, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
18 Lenox Pointe Ne; Suite A
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Richard Schultz's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Schultz include imago relationship therapy, depression, and person-centered therapy. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Hamid Mirsalimi, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1776 Century Boulevard Ne; Suite A
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Hamid Mirsalimi works as a psychologist. His areas of expertise include depression, education consultation, and phobias. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Aetna, and more. Dr. Mirsalimi is conversant in Persian. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Kelly Michelle Lewis, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychotherapy
2250 North Druid Hills Road; Ste 265-a
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Kelly Lewis' areas of specialization are psychology and psychotherapy; she sees patients in Atlanta, GA and Norcross, GA. Dr. Lewis's areas of expertise include adoption issues, depression, and domestic abuse. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Shield, and Blue Cross, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Dr. James N Weisberg, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
59 Executive Park South Ne; Suite 4000
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. James Weisberg's specialty is psychology. Dr. Weisberg's clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Susan McCarthy Furman, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
805 Church Street
Decatur, GA
 

Dr. Susan Furman practices psychology in Decatur, GA. Dr. Furman's clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and infertility. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Ann M Pearman, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
3121 Maple Drive; Suite 112
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Ann Pearman specializes in psychology and practices in Atlanta, GA. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, education consultation, and eclectic therapy. Dr. Pearman is an in-network provider for Aetna and Medicare insurance. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Richard Wright Rasche, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
3548b Habersham at Northlake
Tucker, GA
 

Dr. Richard Rasche practices psychology. Dr. Rasche's clinical interests include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and life transitions. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Psychology
315 West Ponce De Leon Avenue; Suite 1051
Decatur, GA
 

Dr. Anne Bartolucci is a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and systematic desensitization. She is in-network for Aetna, TRICARE, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Psychology
1780 Century Boulevard Ne; Suite B
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Eileen Cooley specializes in psychology and practices in Atlanta, GA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cooley include depression, behavior therapy, and life transitions. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Cooley's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
685 Densley Drive
Decatur, GA
 

Dr. Doug Webb works as a psychologist in Decatur, GA. His areas of clinical interest consist of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Webb is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Angela Prakash Prakash, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2801 N. Decatur Road; Suite 295
Decatur, GA
 

Dr. Angela Griffin's area of specialization is general internal medicine. She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Griffin's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, obesity, and depression. She is affiliated with Emory Clinic and Emory University Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Griffin accepts. She obtained her medical school training at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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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.