We found 7 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Cigna near Detroit, MI.

Dr. John Anthony Dooley, PhD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Psychology
4160 John R; Suite 522
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. John Dooley's areas of specialization are pain medicine and psychology; he sees patients in Detroit, MI, Clinton Township, MI, and Novi, MI. His areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Dooley is professionally affiliated with Henry Ford Health System. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, ValueOptions, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Dooley welcomes new patients. He is conversant in German.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Munchausen ... (Read more)

Dr. Arthur Leon Robin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
3901 Beaubien; 4th Floor Carls Building
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Arthur Robin works as a psychologist. His areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna. Dr. Robin is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Behavior Therapy, Learning Disabilities, Anger Management, Eating Disorders, Family ... (Read more)

Crystal Maria Scott, MA, BS
Specializes in Family Therapy
220 Bagley Street
Detroit, MI
 

Ms. Crystal Scott's area of specialization is family therapy. Clinical interests for Ms. Scott include crisis intervention, abuse, and depression. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Problems, Caregiver Issues, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
9925 Dix; Suite 103
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Ali Nasser works as a general internist in Dearborn, MI and Wayne, MI. He speaks Arabic. Dr. Nasser's areas of expertise include contact dermatitis, contraception (birth control), and depression. He is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor. Dr. Nasser studied medicine at King Faisal University College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Nasser is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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All Interests: Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Contact Dermatitis, Contraception, Vascular Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard A Balon, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
3901 Walter P Chrysler Svc Drive; Suite 3a
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Richard Balon is a physician who specializes in psychiatry. Dr. Balon (or staff) speaks the following languages: Czech and Russian. He is especially interested in sexual dysfunction, depression, and anxiety. Dr. Balon's professional affiliations include Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Karmanos Cancer Center, and Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM). He accepts Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Depression, Psychopharmacology, Phobias, Medication Management, Sexual Dysfunction, Anxiety, ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank M Clark, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
3130 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Frank Clark works as a family medicine practitioner in Detroit, MI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Clark include colposcopy, depression, and adolescent gynecology. He is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more. He graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Clark is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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All Interests: Prostate Problems, Colposcopy, Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Graves Disease, Guillain-Barre ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Koshey Morreale, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
3901 Chrysler Drive
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Mary Morreale is a psychiatry specialist in Detroit, MI. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG) and Karmanos Cancer Center. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Morreale accepts. She attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Depression, End-Stage Renal Disease, Personality Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders

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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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