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We found 44 providers with an interest in depression near Ellicott City, MD.

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 specializes in group therapy, family therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy and practices in Columbia, MD. Dr. Rhead's areas of expertise include depression, infidelity issues, and phobias. He has an open panel.

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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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fielding include depression, diagnostic evaluation, and grief. Dr. Fielding accepts the following insurance: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Reginald Nettles, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
2880 Country Lane
Ellicott City, MD
 

Dr. Reginald Nettles' specialty is psychology. These areas are among his clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and grief. Dr. Nettles accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He has an open panel.

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Norma Mancini Stevens, MS
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
6011 University Boulevard; Suite 100, Office 1
Ellicott City, MD
 

Ms. Norma Stevens' areas of specialization are counseling and psychotherapy; she sees patients in Ellicott City, MD. These areas are among her clinical interests: 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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Kathryn Marie Reynolds, MA
Specializes in Counseling
5114 Dorsey Hall Drive; Suite A
Ellicott City, MD
 

Ms. Kathryn Reynolds practices counseling. Ms. Reynolds's clinical interests include depression, adjustment disorders, and grief therapy. She is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Anita Dworkin's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and life transitions. Dr. Dworkin is in-network for Magellan Health Services, ValueOptions, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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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. His clinical interests include alcohol abuse, crisis intervention, and infidelity issues. He accepts Cigna, Aetna, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 specializes in social work, counseling, and psychotherapy and practices in Rockville, MD and Ellicott City, MD. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, person-centered therapy, and infertility. She has an open panel.

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

Dr. Stephen Gaeng works as a psychologist. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Gaeng's clinical interests: depression, developmental disabilities, and humanistic psychotherapy. He is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and TRICARE insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his 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 area of specialization is psychology. Dr. O'Leary's clinical interests include depression, stress management, and anxiety. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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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's specialties are family therapy, counseling, and art therapy. Her areas of expertise include imago relationship therapy, parenting issues, and humanistic psychotherapy.

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Specializes in Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychology
5322 Long Sky Court
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Neal Horen specializes in psychology. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression and anxiety. Dr. Horen is professionally affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He is in-network for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Horen's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Kelly Lynn Drake, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
5022 Dorsey Hall Drive
Ellicott City, MD
 

Dr. Kelly Drake's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, stress management, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).

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

Ms. Jennifer Molinari is a counselor and psychotherapist in Columbia, MD. Ms. Molinari's areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She 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 areas of expertise include depression, gender identity, and life transitions.

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Specializes in Counseling
5305 Village Center Drive; Suite 215
Columbia, MD
 

Ms. Tiffany Craig's area of specialization is counseling. Her clinical interests include pastoral therapy, depression, and stress management.

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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.