Finding Providers

We found 5 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept United Healthcare near Fort Wayne, IN.

Carol Ann Tamminga MD
Specializes in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry, Clinical Pharmacology
2201 Inwood Drive
Ne5.110F - Mc,

Dr. Carol Tamminga works as a clinical pharmacologist and neuropsychiatrist / behavioral neurologist in Dallas, TX. Dr. Tamminga honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She has received professional recognition including the following: Kempf Award; Flynn Award Yale University Department of Psychiatry; and Arvid Carlsson. She is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Anxiety disorders, Autism spectrum disorders (pervasive developmental disorders), Schizophrenia, ... (Read more)

No Photo
Specializes in Psychiatry
423 Airport North Office Park
Fort Wayne, IN
(260) 969-5583

Ms. Sharon Clevenger specializes in psychiatry. Areas of expertise for Ms. Clevenger include pain, trichotillomania, and psychopharmacology. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Clevenger accepts.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders, dysthymia (mild depression), bipolar disorder

All Interests: Addictive Behavior, Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety, Anxiety, Assessment, Attention-Deficit ... (Read more)

No Photo
Specializes in Counseling, Family Therapy
1910 Saint Joe Center Road; Suite 13
Fort Wayne, IN
(260) 918-6323

Mr. Ronald Nicolet practices family therapy and counseling in Fort Wayne, IN, Wayne, IN, and Kendallville, IN. His areas of expertise include depression, infidelity issues, and phobias. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders

All Interests: Individual Therapy & Counseling, Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling, Family Therapy, ... (Read more)

Julie M Flohr LMHC
Specializes in Counseling
6202 Constitution Drive; Suite D
Fort Wayne, IN
(260) 432-0066

Ms. Julie Flohr practices counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Flohr include depression, life transitions, and person-centered therapy. She accepts Blue Shield, ValueOptions, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Psychotherapy/Counseling, Treatment Approaches: Adlerian, Treatment Approaches: ... (Read more)

No Photo
Specializes in Social Work
310 E Dupont Road
Ft Wayne, IN
(260) 490-8110

Ms. Tanya Green specializes in social work and practices in Fort Wayne, IN and Wayne, IN. Areas of expertise for Ms. Green include depression, life transitions, and stress management. She takes Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Methods Used: Couple/Marital, Methods Used: Educational or Psycho-Educational, Methods Used: Family ... (Read more)


Conditions / Treatments



New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information




Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation



Medical School



Years Since Graduation

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.