We found 35 providers with an interest in depression near Ellicott City, MD.

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Dr. Eric Daniel Poey Fielding, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
9051 Baltimore National Pike; Suite 4b
Ellicott City, MD
 

Dr. Eric Fielding's area of specialization is psychology. Dr. Fielding's areas of expertise include depression, diagnostic evaluation, and grief. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. John C Rhead, PhD
Specializes in Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Counseling, Child Psychology, Addiction Therapy
5560 Sterrett Place; Suite 205
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. John Rhead practices group therapy, family therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy in Columbia, MD. Clinical interests for Dr. Rhead include depression, infidelity issues, and phobias. He is open to new patients.

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Theresa Hoffmann
Specializes in Counseling
10632 Little Patuxent Parkway; Suite 130
Columbia, MD
 

Ms. Theresa Hoffman works as a counselor. These areas are among her clinical interests: body dysmorphic disorder, child abuse, and depression. In addition to English, she speaks French. New patients are welcome to contact Ms. Hoffman's office for an appointment.

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Norma Mancini Stevens, MS
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
6011 University Boulevard; Suite 100
Ellicott City, MD
 

Ms. Norma Stevens is a counselor and psychotherapist. Clinical interests for Ms. Stevens include crisis intervention, infidelity issues, and phobias. Ms. Stevens's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Jeffrey Stewart Crouch
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
10632 Little Patuxent Parkway; Suite 313
Columbia, MD
 

Mr. Jeffrey Crouch's specialties are family therapy and social work. He practices in Columbia, MD. Mr. Crouch's areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, crisis intervention, and infidelity issues. He takes several insurance carriers, including Cigna, Aetna, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression, seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

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Karen Turiel Klein, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Psychotherapy
5054 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite 104; Dorsey Hall Professional Park
Ellicott City, MD
 

Ms. Karen Klein works as a social worker, counselor, and psychotherapist in Rockville, MD and Ellicott City, MD. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, person-centered therapy, and infertility. She has an open panel.

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Kathryn Marie Reynolds, MA
Specializes in Counseling
5114 Dorsey Hall Drive; Suite A
Ellicott City, MD
 

Ms. Kathryn Reynolds practices counseling. Her clinical interests include depression, adjustment disorders, and grief therapy. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Marianne OLeary, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
3355 St. Johns Lane; Suite F
Ellicott City, MD
 

Dr. Marianne O'Leary's specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include depression, stress management, and anxiety. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Anita Lazier Dworkin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
10326 Sixpence Circle
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Anita Dworkin's specialty is psychology. Dr. Dworkin's areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and life transitions. She is in-network for Magellan Health Services, ValueOptions, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Reginald Nettles, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
6217 Ironwood Way
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Reginald Nettles practices psychology in Columbia, MD. Clinical interests for Dr. Nettles include crisis intervention, depression, and grief. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Stephen J Gaeng, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
10784 Hickory Ridge Road
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Stephen Gaeng specializes in psychology and practices in Columbia, MD. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, developmental disabilities, and humanistic psychotherapy. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Gaeng takes Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and TRICARE insurance. He is open to new patients.

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Julie Marks Kotler
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling, Art Therapy
5026 Dorsey Hall Drive; Suite 205
Ellicott City, MD
 

Ms. Julie Kotler practices family therapy, counseling, and art therapy in Columbia, MD and Ellicott City, MD. Areas of expertise for Ms. Kotler include imago relationship therapy, parenting issues, and humanistic psychotherapy.

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Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
10630 Little Patuxent Parkway; Suite 209
Columbia, MD
 

Ms. Jennifer Molinari works as a counselor and psychotherapist in Columbia, MD. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. Ms. Molinari is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Counseling
10709 Birmingham Way
Woodstock, MD
 

Ms. Anne Loovis works as a counselor in Woodstock, MD. Her clinical interests include depression, gender identity, and life transitions.

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Specializes in Counseling
2 W Rolling Crossroads
Catonsville, MD
 

Dr. Elaine Bain's specialty is counseling. In Dr. Bain's practice, she is particularly interested in terminal illness, depression, and mental health agency services.

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

Specializes in Counseling
6665 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD
 

Ms. Regina Brown's area of specialization is counseling. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and career counseling.

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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.
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