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We found 21 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Humana HMO near Northbrook, IL.

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Specializes in Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
2300 Lehigh Avenue; Suite 215
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Clarie Brunegraff specializes in psychology and cognitive-behavioral therapy and practices in Northbrook, IL, Glenview, IL, and Des Plaines, IL. Dr. Brunegraff's clinical interests include depression and anxiety. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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All Interests: Depression, Anxiety

Dr. Mark D Parisi Psy.D. And Associates, PsyD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychology, Neuropsychology, Counseling, General Psychiatry
800 E Northwest Highway; Suite 106, Office 2
Mount Prospect, IL
 

Dr. Mark Parisi is a family therapist, child & adolescent psychiatrist, and social worker. Areas of expertise for Dr. Parisi include infidelity issues, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. Dr. Parisi honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Parisi (or staff) is conversant in Filipino, Arabic, and Spanish. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Men's Health ... (Read more)

Dr. Lynda Marie Behrendt, PsyD
Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Health Psychology
666 Dundee Road; Suite 1701
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Lynda Behrendt's specialties are cognitive-behavioral therapy and health psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Behrendt speaks Dutch. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Behrendt's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Substance Abuse, Education, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Carol Helaine Drengenberg, MA
Specializes in Counseling
910 Skokie Boulevard; Suites 211 and 213
Northbrook, IL
 

Ms. Carol Drengenberg specializes in counseling and practices in Northbrook, IL. Areas of expertise for Ms. Drengenberg include depression, behavior therapy, and narrative therapy. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Biofeedback, Body-Mind Psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Neurofeedback, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
540 Frontage Road
Northfield, IL
 

Dr. Audra Kaplan's specialty is psychology. Dr. Kaplan's clinical interests include depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and holistic therapy. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Developmental Disabilities, Neglect, Cognitive-Behavioral ... (Read more)

Edward Rhodes
Specializes in Counseling
3330 Old Glenview Road
Wilmette, IL
 

Mr. Edward Rhodes practices counseling. Mr. Rhodes's clinical interests include substance abuse, anger management, and depression. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Rhodes accepts.

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All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Anger Management, Stress Management, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
2530 Crawford Avenue; Suite 206
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Norwil Frial's specialties are psychology and counseling. He practices in Evanston, IL and Chicago, IL. His clinical interests include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), alcohol abuse, and depression. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Phobias, Substance Abuse, Codependency, HIV/AIDS, Hypnosis, Life ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
306 Woodley Road
Winnetka, IL
 

Ms. Susan Langan practices counseling in Winnetka, IL. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and career counseling. Ms. Langan takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Career Counseling, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
241 Golf Mill Center; Suite 328
Niles, IL
 

Ms. Carol Gilbert practices counseling in Niles, IL. Ms. Gilbert's areas of expertise include substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Gilbert takes.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Substance Abuse, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Aging, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
800 E Northwest Highway
Mount Prospect, IL
 

Ms. Noha Khalifa practices counseling. Areas of particular interest for Ms. Khalifa include terminal illness, depression, and aging. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Aging, Mental Health Agency Services

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Specializes in Psychology
4711 Golf Road; Suite 400
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Susan Feingold's area of specialization is psychology. Her areas of expertise include postpartum depression. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Menopause, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy

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Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
545 Lincoln Avenue; Suite 4
Winnetka, IL
 

Dr. Rena Goodfriend-Leve practices pediatric psychiatry in Winnetka, IL and Evanston, IL. Dr. Goodfriend-Leve's areas of clinical interest consist of depression and anxiety disorders. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She graduated from Rush Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Goodfriend-Leve completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. In addition to English, she speaks Hebrew. She is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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All Interests: Depression, Anxiety Disorders

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Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
49 S. Waukegan Road; Suite 200
Deerfield, IL
 

Dr. Ni Liu sees patients in Deerfield, IL. Her medical specialty is pediatric psychiatry. Dr. Liu's areas of clinical interest consist of depression and anxiety. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her medical residency was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Liu is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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All Interests: Depression, Anxiety

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Specializes in Social Work
241 Golf Mill Center; Suite 708
Niles, IL
 

Mr. Robert Smith works as a social worker. These areas are among Mr. Smith's clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and infertility. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Suicide, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dissociative Disorders, Men's ... (Read more)

Phillip L Elbaum, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
35 Greenbriar
Deerfield, IL
 

Mr. Phillip Elbaum practices social work. His clinical interests include infertility, education consultation, and phobias. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Elbaum takes. Mr. Elbaum is affiliated with Private Practice.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Infertility, Education Consultation, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
2300 Lehigh Avenue; Suite 215
Glenview, IL
 

Mr. Rafael Rivera works as a social worker. Areas of expertise for Mr. Rivera include depression, relational therapy, and oppositional defiant disorder. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Individual Psychotherapy, Relational Therapy, Anxiety ... (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.