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We found 7 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Rockford, IL.

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Dr. Kelly N Vinehout, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychotherapy
Office 2; 7315-h N Alpine Road
Loves Park, IL
 

Dr. Kelly Vinehout specializes in psychology and psychotherapy. These areas are among her clinical interests: acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and education consultation. Dr. Vinehout is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She is open to new patients. Dr. Vinehout is conversant in Sign Language.

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Catherine Lucas Rennert, MS
Specializes in Counseling
1615 Harlem Boulevard
Rockford, IL
 

Ms. Catherine Rennert specializes in counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, person-centered therapy, and caregiver issues. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Separation, Men's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
4215 Newburg Road
Rockford, IL
 

Ms. Meg Garrison specializes in counseling and practices in Rockford, IL. Clinical interests for Ms. Garrison include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
5055 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, IL
 

Mr. Randall Oman's specialty is counseling. These areas are among Mr. Oman's clinical interests: terminal illness, depression, and mental health agency services. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
5055 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, IL
 

Ms. Mariene Oman is a counselor. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and mental health agency services. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Counseling
5702 Elaine Drive; Suite B
Rockford, IL
 

Ms. Mary Gurney is a counselor in Rockford, IL. Her areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Gurney takes.

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

Jennifer Ann Rochon
Specializes in Social Work
461 North Mulford Road; Suite 11
Rockford, IL
 

Ms. Jennifer Tabor is a social worker in Rockford, IL and McHenry, IL. Clinical interests for Ms. Tabor include gay and lesbian issues, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and stress management. Ms. Tabor takes WellPoint, Great-West Healthcare, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

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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.