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We found 62 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Medicare near Englewood, NJ.

Dr. Alison Draut Hermann, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry, Psychotherapy
622 W 168th Street; 12th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Alison Hermann's specialties are psychiatry and psychotherapy. Dr. Hermann's areas of expertise include psychopharmacology, anxiety, and postpartum depression. She honors Coresource, Aetna, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Hermann attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Hermann is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Specializes in Psychology
630 West 168th Street; Suite Penthouse 1540
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ethan Gorenstein's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among his clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and trichotillomania. He accepts the following insurance: Medicare and United Healthcare. Dr. Gorenstein is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Gorenstein is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
140 Route 17 North; Suite 102
Paramus, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Sakowitz is a psychologist in Lincoln Park, NJ, Wayne, NJ, and Paramus, NJ. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sakowitz's clinical interests encompass depression, anxiety, and family therapy services. His professional affiliations include Chilton Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, and St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital. He accepts Amerigroup, MultiPlan, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Postpartum, Anxiety, Family Therapy Services, Counseling Services, Weight Loss

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Specializes in Psychology
800 Catalpa Avenue
Teaneck, NJ
 

Dr. Neil Wilson practices psychology. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, domestic abuse, and phobias. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wilson welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Elena Friedman, PhD, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry, Psychotherapy
622 W 168th Street; Penthouse 16
New York, NY
 

Dr. Elena Friedman sees patients in New York, NY. Her medical specialties are psychiatry and psychotherapy. Areas of expertise for Dr. Friedman include psychopharmacology, postpartum depression, and couples therapy. Dr. Friedman is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She accepts Coresource, Aetna, and Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Friedman completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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Marjorie Swain Bernstein, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Psychotherapy
101 Cedar Lane; Suite 202 Attn: Larry Gingold Psyd
Teaneck, NJ
 

Ms. Marjorie Bernstein practices social work and psychotherapy in Teaneck, NJ. Her clinical interests include geriatric consultation, depression, and life transitions. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Richard S Drobnick
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
691 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ
 

Mr. Richard Drobnick is a family therapist, social worker, and counselor. His areas of expertise include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and person-centered therapy. Mr. Drobnick honors Medicare insurance. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Psychology
961 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ
 

Dr. Reuben Gross is a psychologist in Teaneck, NJ. These areas are among his clinical interests: anger management, depression, and stress management. Dr. Gross takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Depression, Stress Management, Couples Therapy, Anger Management, Relationship Issues

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Specializes in Psychology
30 Riveredge Road
Tenafly, NJ
 

Dr. Thomas Golden is a psychologist. Dr. Golden has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He welcomes new patients. In addition to English, he speaks French.

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Karen Lewis, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Psychotherapy
416 Cedar Lane; Office 1
Teaneck, NJ
 

Ms. Karen Lewis specializes in social work, counseling, and psychotherapy and practices in Teaneck, NJ. Her clinical interests include depression, domestic abuse, and eclectic therapy. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Blue Cross, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Ms. Lewis is open to new patients.

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Dr. Osna L Haller, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
265 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ
 

Dr. Osna Haller specializes in psychology and practices in Teaneck, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Haller include depression, life transitions, and stress management. She accepts the following insurance: Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
21 W Hudson Avenue
Englewood, NJ
 

Dr. Daniel Moss' specialty is psychology. His areas of expertise include depression, guided imagery, and grief. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Aetna, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Moss's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
1150 Commonwealth Avenue
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Ruth Shaffer specializes in psychology and practices in Bronx, NY. Her areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and narrative therapy. Dr. Shaffer is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Group Health Incorporated (GHI), as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Alison Prince Hammonds
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Art Therapy, Psychotherapy
375 Sylvan Avenue; Suite 40
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
 

Ms. Alison Hammonds' areas of specialization are social work, counseling, and art therapy. Clinical interests for Ms. Hammonds include critical incident stress management (CISM), depression, and narrative therapy. She honors Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Clifford E Greene, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
214 Engle Street; Suite 10
Englewood, NJ
 

Dr. Clifford Greene works as a psychologist in Englewood, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Greene include depression, stress management, and anxiety. He accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Dr. Greene is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
248 Boulevard
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Gerard Vaccarella's specialty is psychology. Dr. Vaccarella has indicated that his clinical interests include depression, anxiety, and phobias. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Anxiety, Self-Esteem Issues, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder

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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.