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Dr. Rebecca Andrea Brogan, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
1640 Powers Ferry Road; Building 9 Suite 100
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Rebecca Beaton's areas of specialization are psychology and counseling. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and infertility. Dr. Beaton accepts ValueOptions, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana, and more. She is conversant in Russian. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Michael-Renee Godfrey Godfrey, PsyD
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
707 Whitlock Avenue Southwest
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Michael-Renee Godfrey's areas of specialization are counseling and psychotherapy. Dr. Godfrey's clinical interests include critical incident stress management (CISM), depression, and adoption issues. She takes Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Specializes in Social Work
1260 Concord Road, Se; Suite 101
Smyrna, GA
 

Ms. Merrilee Stewart's specialty is social work. These areas are among her clinical interests: life transitions, meditation, and stress management. Ms. Stewart takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Great-West Healthcare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Sandra Lynn Adams, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
707 Whitlock Avenue; Building H Suite 9
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Sandra Adams is a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Adams include depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Adams accepts. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Adams's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Dissociative Disorders, ... (Read more)

Tanya Kuschnitzky, MA
Specializes in Counseling
1640 Powers Ferry Road; Building 17, Suite 300, Tanya Kuschnitzky / New Level Counseling
Marietta, GA
 

Ms. Tanya Kuschnitzky works as a counselor in Marietta, GA. Ms. Kuschnitzky speaks German. These areas are among her clinical interests: child abuse, depression, and narrative therapy. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross, Humana HMO, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Daniel S Kirschenbaum, PhD
Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
55 Whitcher Street Ne; Suite 420
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Daniel Kirschenbaum is a cognitive therapist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kirschenbaum include behavioral medicine, behavior therapy, and depression. He is affiliated with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Kirschenbaum accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Kirschenbaum is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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

Dr. Steven Perry Perlow, PhD
Specializes in Group Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
1827 Powers Ferry Road Se; Building 22, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Steven Perlow's areas of specialization are group therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and child psychology. His clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and WellCare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perlow takes. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Elaine Angela Thomas, PsyD
Specializes in Child Psychology
316 Alexander Street Se; Suite 6
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Elaine Thomas specializes in child psychology and practices in Marietta, GA. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. Dr. Thomas is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Magellan Health Services, and Blue Cross. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Helen Oxman Kraus, MSW
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
2520 Windy Hill Road; Suite 303
Marietta, GA
 

Ms. Helen Kraus' specialties are family therapy and social work. Ms. Kraus's areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and infertility. She takes ValueOptions, Blue Cross, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Gay and Lesbian Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
31 Scott Drive
Marietta, GA
 

Ms. Rita Patel practices social work in Marietta, GA. Her areas of expertise include depression, life transitions, and meditation. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Ms. Patel is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Choice, and more. Ms. Patel is conversant in Gujarati.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Holistic Approaches, Mindfulness, Individual Therapy, Interpersonal Relationship ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
1260 Concord Road; Suite 202
Smyrna, GA
 

Mr. Ken Cook's area of specialization is social work. Mr. Cook's areas of expertise include substance abuse, psychodynamic therapy, and depression. He is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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What are Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are mental illnesses that primarily impact a person’s feelings, or mood. A person with a mood disorder might have primarily negative or primarily positive feelings, or maybe very few feelings at all. They might cycle back and forth from feeling unusually down to feeling on top of the world. Mood disorders are challenging to live with and frequently misunderstood, but they are also treatable. The two main mood disorders are depression and bipolar disorder.

In depression, people feel unusually sad, empty, hopeless, or unhappy. They may have low self-esteem, a lack of energy, and little interest in the world around them. They may have trouble sleeping and eating regularly. Everyone feels blue now and then, but depression is different. It is much more intense than a typical down day. It lasts much longer, and it interferes with people’s ability to do the things they normally do. At its worst, depression can even lead to thoughts of suicide.

Bipolar disorder sometimes feels like depression. But a person with bipolar disorder cycles through periods of depressed mood and elevated mood, or mania. Mania is like the opposite of depression. Manic people might feel invincible and unusually happy. They might talk or move quickly and not need very much sleep. They might spend too much, eat too much, gamble, or engage in risky and impulsive behavior. In severe cases, they may even hear voices or hallucinate. There is a subset of bipolar disorder called bipolar II, with typical depression symptoms but a milder form of mania, called hypomania. Hypomania includes many of the feelings of full mania but fewer of the risky and dangerous behaviors. Approximately six million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. It tends to run in families, but the exact cause is still not well known.

There are several effective treatments available for mood disorders, including medications and talk therapy. Not every treatment will work for every person, so it sometimes takes time to find the right fit. A good mental health professional can help.