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We found 9 providers with an interest in depression and who accept CIGNA Plans near Leominster, MA.

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Anne Wezwick, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling
53 Merriam Avenue
Leominster, MA
 

Ms. Anne Ciota's areas of specialization are social work and counseling; she sees patients in Gardner, MA and Leominster, MA. Her clinical interests include depression, meditation, and stress management. Ms. Ciota is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, Cigna, and more.

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Specializes in Psychology
1 Main Street
Lunenburg, MA
 

Dr. Charles Mobayed specializes in psychology and practices in Lunenburg, MA. His areas of expertise include acceptance and commitment therapy, behavioral medicine, and depression. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mobayed is open to new patients.

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Dr. Rina Z Folman, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
76 Summet Street; Suite 115
Fitchburg, MA
 

Dr. Rina Folman's area of specialization is psychology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, life transitions, and stress management. Dr. Folman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Folman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and German.

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Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
76 Summer Street; Suite 235
Fitchburg, MA
 

Ms. Charlotte McAuley's areas of specialization are counseling and addiction therapy; she sees patients in Fitchburg, MA. Areas of expertise for Ms. McAuley include depression, stress management, and suicide. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Ms. McAuley honors.

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Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
12 Main Street; 2nd Floor
Leominster, MA
 

Mr. Bradford Feltus' areas of specialization are counseling and addiction therapy; he sees patients in Clinton, MA and Leominster, MA. Mr. Feltus's areas of expertise include depression, suicide, and existential psychotherapy. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna.

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Specializes in Social Work
76 Summer Street; Suite 145
Fitchburg, MA
 

Ms. Cindy King is a social worker in Fitchburg, MA. Clinical interests for Ms. King include depression, diagnostic evaluation, and grief. She honors Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Social Work
76 Summer Street; Suite 145
Fitchburg, MA
 

Ms. Brenda Cooper's area of specialization is social work. Areas of expertise for Ms. Cooper include crisis intervention, adoption issues, and domestic abuse. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Cooper accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Specializes in Social Work
76 Summer Street; #145
Fitchburg, MA
 

Ms. Judith Bralove works as a social worker. Areas of expertise for Ms. Bralove include depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Bralove accepts.

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Specializes in Social Work
12 Main Street; 2nd Floor
Leominster, MA
 

Ms. Michelle Glaser's specialty is social work. Her areas of expertise include depression, stress management, and suicide. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans.

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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.