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We found 25 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Check near Golden Valley, MN.

Robert Lee Reis II
Specializes in Psychology
825 Nicollet Mall; Suite 415
Minneapolis, MN
 

Mr. Robert Reis specializes in psychology. Mr. Reis's areas of expertise include the following: adoption issues, depression, and domestic abuse. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including ValueOptions, Aetna, and Medicaid. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Thyra Anne Fossum, MS, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
901 S 2nd St. (zenith Condominium Building); Suite A
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Thyra Fossum's specialty is psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: phobias, grief, and interpersonal psychotherapy. She is affiliated with the University of Minnesota Health (M Health). Dr. Fossum accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

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Specializes in Child Psychology
701 Park Avenue; R7.255
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Marcia Jensen's specialty is child psychology. These areas are among Dr. Jensen's clinical interests: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and tourette syndrome. She accepts LifeWise, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Group Health Incorporated (GHI), in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC).

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders

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Dr. Grace Y Kim, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
825 Nicollet Mall 415
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Grace Kim practices psychology in Minneapolis, MN. Clinical interests for Dr. Kim include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and sexuality. Dr. Kim takes Cigna, Aetna, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Mark Christopher Halley, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
3108 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Mark Halley practices psychology in Saint Paul, MN and Minneapolis, MN. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, adjustment disorders, and infidelity issues. Blue Shield, Blue Cross, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Halley takes. Dr. Halley's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Ellie Covin Wolpert, PsyD
Specializes in Child Psychology
1405 Lilac Drive N
Golden Valley, MN
 

Dr. Ellie Covin's area of specialization is child psychology. Dr. Covin's areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Diann M Ackard, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
5101 Olson Memorial Highway; #4001
Golden Valley, MN
 

Dr. Diann Ackard works as a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include self-harm, depression, and behavior therapy. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Ackard is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Berendina Marleen Numan, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
430 Oak Grove Street; Suite 230
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Berendina Numan's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Numan include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze. Dr. Numan is conversant in Dutch. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Specializes in Psychology
1801 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Marie-Gabrielle Reed's area of specialization is psychology. She speaks French. These areas are among Dr. Reed's clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and phobias. She accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Counseling
River Lake Clinic; 4323 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Sandra Smith-Hanen's specialties are family therapy, psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. She practices in Minneapolis, MN. These areas are among Dr. Smith-Hanen's clinical interests: depression, infertility, and phobias. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Asha Kiran Mukherjee, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
4205 Lancaster Lane N; Suite 107
Plymouth, MN
 

Dr. Asha Mukherjee's specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, infertility, and education consultation. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Ceridian, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mukherjee is accepting new patients. Dr. Mukherjee (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Marathi, and Bengali.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Ralph Edmond McKinney, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
10709 Wayzata Boulevard; #202
Minnetonka, MN
 

Dr. Ralph McKinney specializes in psychology and practices in Minnetonka, MN and Wayzata, MN. Clinical interests for Dr. McKinney include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. McKinney is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and Workers' Compensation insurance. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Katie Lyn Rickord, MA
Specializes in Psychology
8421 Wayzata Boulevard
Golden Valley, MN
 

Ms. Katie Rickord's specialty is psychology. Clinical interests for Ms. Rickord include depression, behavior therapy, and narrative therapy. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Sarah J Jerstad, PhD
Specializes in Child Psychology
5101 Olson Memorial Highway; Suite 4008
Golden Valley, MN
 

Dr. Sarah Jerstad practices child psychology in Saint Paul, MN and Golden Valley, MN. Dr. Jerstad's areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Specializes in Psychology
8085 Wayzata Boulevard; Suite 212
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Lucinda Cummings' area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cummings include adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Cummings is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Specializes in Psychology
4500 Park Glen Road; Suite 360
St. Louis Park, MN
 

Dr. Jacquelyn Wiersma works as a psychologist in Saint Louis Park, MN. Her areas of expertise include crisis intervention, adoption issues, and depression. Dr. Wiersma is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. She speaks French. Dr. Wiersma 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.