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We found 8 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Priority Health near Northville, MI.

Dr. Victor Christopher Ajluni, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
16836 Newburgh Road
Livonia, MI
 

Dr. Victor Ajluni is a psychiatrist. Dr. Ajluni's clinical interests encompass mood disorders, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG) and Harper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , mood disorders

All Interests: Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
640 Griswold Street; Suite 300
Northville, MI
 

Ms. Pamela Manela works as a family therapist and social worker in Bingham Farms, MI, Northville, MI, and Novi, MI. Clinical interests for Ms. Manela include education consultation, immigration issues, and diagnostic evaluation. She takes Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cofinity, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Education Consultation, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
28921; 7 Mile Road
Livonia, MI
 

Ms. Kimberly Hillery practices social work, counseling, and addiction therapy in Livonia, MI. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Ms. Hillery include crisis intervention, depression, and addiction intervention. Ms. Hillery accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cofinity, and PacifiCare.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Substance Abuse, Group Therapy Services, Individual Therapy, ... (Read more)

Elliot S Rosen, MSW
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
705 S. Main Street; Suite 101
Plymouth, MI
 

Mr. Elliot Rosen works as a family therapist and social worker. Clinical interests for Mr. Rosen include depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and stress management. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cofinity, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Group Therapy Services, Individual Therapy, Interpersonal Relationship ... (Read more)

Susan Lynn Parker
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
409 Plymouth Road; #126
Plymouth, MI
 

Ms. Susan Parker's specialties are psychology and counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Parker include behavior therapy, depression, and christian counseling. She accepts Magellan Health Services, Blue Shield, Blue Cross, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Employee Assistance Programs, Psychotherapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

Randall A Bizer, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
141 North Center Street; Suite 201
Northville, MI
 

Mr. Randall Bizer specializes in social work and practices in Northville, MI. Mr. Bizer's areas of expertise include self-harm, depression, and life transitions. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Magellan Health Services, Cofinity, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Grief, Attachment Disorders, Family Issues, Neglect, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
33045 Hamilton Court; Suite W-300
Farmington Hills, MI
 

Ms. Maggie McMullen-Faff works as a family therapist and social worker. Her clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and domestic abuse. She is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cofinity, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Depression, Substance Abuse, Holistic ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Butkus, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
16836 Newburgh Road
Livonia, MI
 

Dr. Michael Butkus practices psychology. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cofinity, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Butkus takes. Dr. Butkus is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Attention ... (Read more)

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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.