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We found 58 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Check near Boston, MA.

Dr. Daniel J Gallery, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
1093 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA
 

Dr. Daniel Gallery works as a psychologist in Medford, MA and Brookline, MA. Clinical interests for Dr. Gallery include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Winifred H Hentschel, EdD
Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
22 Hilliard Street; Second Floor
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Winfred Hentschel's areas of specialization are psychology, neuropsychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy; she sees patients in Cambridge, MA. Dr. Hentschel's clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and geriatric consultation. She accepts Neighborhood Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Brian L Delaney, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Brian Delaney specializes in psychology and practices in Boston, MA and Somerville, MA. His clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Delaney is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Delaney welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Sidney H Mondell, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
294 Washington Street; Suite 434
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Sidney Mondell's specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mondell include crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. Dr. Mondell is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Marsha Vannicelli, MA, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
545 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Marsha Vannicelli is a psychologist in Cambridge, MA. Her areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and adjustment disorders. She honors Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Vannicelli's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. James Steven Leffert, EdD
Specializes in Psychology
49 Hancock Street
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Jim Leffert works as a psychologist in Framingham, MA and Cambridge, MA. These areas are among Dr. Leffert's clinical interests: depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, CIGNA Plans, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Lisa Caryn Smith, PhD
Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
648 Beacon Street; 6th Floor
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Lisa Smith is a cognitive therapist in Boston, MA. Dr. Smith's areas of expertise include body dysmorphic disorder, depression, and behavior therapy. She takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Behavior Therapy, Trichotillomania, Adjustment Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephanie M Power, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
800 Washington Street; Box 900
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Stephanie Power's specialty is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Power include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. She is in-network for MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Daniel M Cheron, PhD
Specializes in Child Psychology
53 Parker Hill Avenue
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Daniel Cheron works as a pediatric psychologist in Boston, MA and Roxbury Crossing, MA. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and stress management. Dr. Cheron is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Rose Anne Negele, EdD
Specializes in Psychology
13 Bowdoin Street; Suite 1a
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Rose Negele's specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and domestic abuse. The average patient rating for Dr. Negele is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Negele honors. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Joanna Bunker Rohrbaugh, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
Rohrbaugh Assoc; 192r Upland Road
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Joanna Rohrbaugh is a psychologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Rohrbaugh include depression, sexuality, and life transitions. She takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Rivka Y Perlmann, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
28 York Terrace
Brookline, MA
 

Dr. Rivka Perlmann's specialty is psychology. She is conversant in Hebrew. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, infertility, and phobias. Dr. Perlmann is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including ValueOptions, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders

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Dr. Joseph Francis Doherty, EdD
Specializes in Psychology
126 Inman Street
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Joseph Doherty is a psychologist. He is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and sexuality. Dr. Doherty honors several insurance carriers, including Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Catalina Arboleda, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
256 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Catalina Arboleda practices psychology in Cambridge, MA. These areas are among Dr. Arboleda's clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and immigration issues. She accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Arboleda has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
1 Joslin Place
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Marilyn Ritholz is a psychologist and counselor in Boston, MA and Lexington, MA. Her clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and life transitions. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ritholz welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. David Wayne Harder, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
84 High Street; Suite A8
Medford, MA
 

Dr. David Harder works as a psychologist in Lincoln, MA and Medford, MA. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and grief. He takes several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. Dr. Harder's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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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.