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We found 15 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Humana Catastrophic near New Orleans, LA.

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Specializes in Counseling
3001 5th Street; Suite #201
Metairie, LA
 

Ms. Diane Currie's area of specialization is counseling. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
701 Metairie Road; Suite 2a203
Metairie, LA
 

Ms. Sharon Normand works as a family therapist and counselor in Metairie, LA. Her areas of expertise include substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Normand takes.

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
3351 Severn Avenue; Suite 303
Metairie, LA
 

Ms. Suzanne McCann is a family therapist and counselor. Ms. McCann's clinical interests include substance abuse, terminal illness, and 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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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Substance Abuse, Couples Therapy, Terminal Illness, Family Therapy Services

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Specializes in Counseling
3001 5th Street; #300
Metairie, LA
 

Mr. L. Wagner is a counselor. Areas of particular interest for Mr. Wagner include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Couples Therapy, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Family Therapy Services

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Specializes in Counseling
637 S Scott Street; Suite 21
New Orleans, LA
 

Ms. Corrine Shelton practices counseling in New Orleans, LA. Ms. Shelton has indicated that her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Family Therapy Services

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Specializes in Counseling
111 N Causeway Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Ms. Robin Webster is a counselor in Metairie, LA. Her areas of expertise consist of terminal illness, depression, and mental health agency services. Ms. Webster honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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

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Specializes in Counseling
7821 Maple Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Ms. Lauren Miller is a counselor. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Counseling
8237 Oak Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Ms. Rebecca Garside works as a counselor. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. Ms. Garside is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Marvin Wayne Clifford, PhD, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Marvin Clifford practices social work in New Orleans, LA. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and education consultation. Dr. Clifford accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Education Consultation, Phobias, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

Phyllis Shnaider
Specializes in Social Work
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Ms. Phyllis Shnaider practices social work. Ms. Shnaider's clinical interests encompass depression, dissociative identity disorder (DID), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Frank Anthony Trupiano
Specializes in Therapy, Social Work
1581 Carol Sue Avenue; Suite 211
Gretna, LA
 

Mr. Frank Trupiano's areas of specialization are therapy and social work. Areas of expertise for Mr. Trupiano include alcohol abuse, depression, and suicide. Mr. Trupiano is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Charles W Belsom
Specializes in Therapy, Social Work
1325 Amelia Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Mr. Charles Belsom practices therapy and social work. His clinical interests include anger management, depression, and life coaching. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Belsom takes.

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All Interests: Depression, Eclectic Therapy, Impulse Control Disorders, Grief, Anger Management, Life Coaching, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
3520 General Degaulle Drive
New Orleans, LA
 

Ms. Barbara Carlton's area of specialization is social work. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, diagnostic evaluation, and grief. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Sports Health, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
1581 Carol Sue Avenue; Suite 212
Gretna, LA
 

Ms. Maureen Dombourian works as a social worker in Gretna, LA. Her areas of expertise include play therapy, depression, and life transitions. Ms. Dombourian takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Lisa Tahir
Specializes in Therapy, Social Work
8327 Jeannette Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Ms. Lisa Tahir works as a therapist and social worker. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include substance abuse, depression, and career counseling. Ms. Tahir accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Domestic Abuse, Eclectic Therapy, Dissociative Disorders, Substance Abuse, Divorce ... (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.