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We found 20 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept MultiPlan near Newton Center, MA.

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Specializes in Psychiatry
1280 Centre Street; Suite 235
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Joel Pava is a specialist in psychiatry. Dr. Pava's areas of clinical interest consist of depression, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and anxiety. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy

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Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Karen Sadler's medical specialty is pediatric hospital medicine and adolescent medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sadler include menstrual disorders, contraception (birth control), and mood disorders. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her residency was performed at Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Sadler has received professional recognition including the following: Partners Locke Award for Excellence in Teaching. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Sadler welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , mood disorders

All Interests: Eating Disorders, Contraception, Menstrual Disorders, Mood Disorders

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Specializes in Social Work
5 Watson Road; Suite 206
Belmont, MA
 

Ms. Fredda McDonnell's specialty is social work. Areas of expertise for Ms. McDonnell include depression, diagnostic evaluation, and learning disabilities. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Diagnostic Evaluation, Substance Abuse, Personality Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
227 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Raymond Levy specializes in psychology. His areas of expertise include adoption issues, depression, and narrative therapy. Dr. Levy is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Levy is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's Health Issues, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
14 Oxford Road
Newton Centre, MA
 

Dr. Heather Kapson's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: acceptance and commitment therapy, alcohol abuse, and depression. Dr. Kapson takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kapson's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders

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Dr. Robert M Meier, PhD
Specializes in Social Work, Psychology
26 Kensington Park; Office 1
Arlington, MA
 

Dr. Robert Meier works as a social worker and psychologist. His areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and body dysmorphic disorder. Dr. Meier is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Anthem, PacifiCare, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brent Lewin Levinson, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
147 Cypress Street
Newton Center, MA
 

Dr. Brent Levinson practices psychology. His clinical interests include depression, eclectic therapy, and adjustment disorders. Dr. Levinson accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Feminist Therapy, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Psychotherapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

Lisa A Bearak Shuman, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
53 Langley Road; Suite 280
Newton, MA
 

Ms. Lisa Shuman works as a social worker in Sudbury, MA and Newton, MA. Ms. Shuman's clinical interests include body dysmorphic disorder, infertility, and suicide. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Suicide, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
2557 Mass Avenue
Cambridge, MA
 

Mr. Peter Johnson is a social worker. His areas of expertise include depression, stress management, and anxiety. Mr. Johnson honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, PacifiCare, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dissociative Disorders, Men's Health Issues, Holistic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
53 Parker Hill Avenue
Roxbury Crossing, MA
 

Dr. Dikla Eckshtain practices psychology in Boston, MA and Roxbury Crossing, MA. Dr. Eckshtain's clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mood disorders, and parenting issues. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , mood disorders

All Interests: Parenting Issues, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders

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Specializes in Social Work
23 Pleasant Street; Suite 2
Newton, MA
 

Ms. Elaine Hatow is a social worker in Newton, MA and Lexington, MA. Ms. Hatow's areas of expertise include the following: life transitions, stress management, and anxiety. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, PacifiCare, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Hatow honors.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Attachment Disorders, Psychodynamic Therapy, Life ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
109 W. Walnut Park
Roxbury, MA
 

Dr. Leona Franklin works as a psychologist in Roxbury, MA. Her areas of expertise include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and meditation. She is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Franklin is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Grief, Cross-Cultural Issues, Dual Diagnosis, Hypnosis, ... (Read more)

Manja Krieks Miles, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
1863 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA
 

Ms. Manja Miles practices social work in Brookline, MA. Ms. Miles's areas of expertise include the following: depression, life transitions, and stress management. She is in-network for Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and PacifiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. She speaks Dutch.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Psychodynamic Therapy, Family Issues, Life Transitions, Stress Management, ... (Read more)

Gail Marsh, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
115 Parker Street
Newton, MA
 

Ms. Gail Marsh's area of specialization is social work. These areas are among Ms. Marsh's clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and sexuality. She takes Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, PacifiCare, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Mindfulness, Education, Family Therapy Services, Individual ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
21 Spring Hill Terrace
Somerville, MA
 

Dr. Laura De La Torre Bueno practices psychology. Dr. De La Torre Bueno's areas of expertise include the following: depression, meditation, and anxiety. She honors Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, PacifiCare, and more. Dr. De La Torre Bueno (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Swedish and French.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Meditation, Anxiety, Religious/Spiritual Issues, Individual Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
4 Hartford Street
Newton Highlands, MA
 

Dr. Elizabeth Harrington is a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, diagnostic evaluation, and grief. Magellan Health Services, MultiPlan, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Harrington accepts. She 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.