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We found 14 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Saint Charles, IL.

Dr. Mark A Reinecke, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1101 S Batavia Avenue
Geneva, IL
 

Dr. Mark Reinecke's specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Reinecke include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services, and individual therapy. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, HealthSmart, and more. Dr. Reinecke is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, dysthymia (mild depression)

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Specializes in Counseling
2631 Williamsburg Avenue; Suite 302
Geneva, IL
 

Ms. Christine Anderson practices counseling in Geneva, IL. Ms. Anderson's areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and eating disorders. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Diane Goodman, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
515 James Street; Suite 1
Geneva, IL
 

Dr. Diane Goodman specializes in psychology and counseling. Dr. Goodman's clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

Karen Marie Bridwell, MA
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
2210 Dean Street; Suite F-1
Saint Charles, IL
 

Ms. Karen Bridwell's specialties are counseling and psychotherapy. She practices in Saint Charles, IL and South Elgin, IL. Areas of expertise for Ms. Bridwell include acceptance and commitment therapy, crisis intervention, and depression. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Bridwell takes.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Marianne Tomlinson Tomlinson
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
1120 Randall Court
Geneva, IL
 

Ms. Marianne Tomlinson specializes in counseling and psychotherapy and practices in Geneva, IL and Batavia, IL. Areas of expertise for Ms. Tomlinson include crisis intervention, infidelity issues, and separation. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Specializes in Counseling
1120 E Main Street; Suite 201
St Charles, IL
 

Ms. Krista Brennfoerder specializes in counseling. Her areas of expertise consist of terminal illness, depression, and aging. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Sexual Abuse, Terminal Illness, Aging

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Specializes in Counseling
22 Crissey Avenue; Suite 200
Geneva, IL
 

Ms. Marie Egeland works as a counselor in Geneva, IL. In her practice, she is particularly interested in substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. Ms. Egeland honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Substance Abuse, Terminal Illness, Mental Health Agency Services

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Specializes in Counseling
1120 Randall Court
Geneva, IL
 

Ms. Sharon Koltis' area of specialization is counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Koltis include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Raymond Rojas, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1124 Stearns Road
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Raymond Rojas' medical specialty is family medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Rojas a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Rojas include heartburn, depression, and newborn care. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at MacNeal Hospital, Dr. Rojas attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Rojas is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Skin Issues, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Panic Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel C OMalley, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
351 Delnor Drive
Geneva, IL
 

Dr. Daniel O'Malley's area of specialization is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. O'Malley include gynecological problems, cryotherapy, and depression. Patient reviews placed Dr. O'Malley at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. O'Malley trained at Resurrection Medical Center for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital. Dr. O'Malley has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Patrick Joseph Ahern, JD, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
2210 Dean Street; Suite O-1
Saint Charles, IL
 

Mr. Patrick Ahern specializes in social work and practices in Saint Charles, IL and Schaumburg, IL. His areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and suicide. Mr. Ahern accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Mary B McMillan, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
226 State Street
St Charles, IL
 

Ms. Mary McMillan practices social work in Saint Charles, IL and Batavia, IL. Areas of expertise for Ms. McMillan include acceptance and commitment therapy, education consultation, and phobias. Ms. McMillan is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Depression, Education Consultation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
125 Hamilton Street
Geneva, IL
 

Ms. Susan Wickstrom works as a social worker. Ms. Wickstrom's clinical interests include depression, stress management, and family therapy services. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Great-West Healthcare are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Wickstrom takes.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Kathleen Kelly Weisser
Specializes in Social Work
21 S 4th Street
St Charles, IL
 

Ms. Kathleen Weisser works as a social worker. Areas of expertise for Ms. Weisser include depression, person-centered therapy, and eclectic therapy. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Blue Cross, and more. Ms. Weisser welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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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.